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Climate cycles create California precipitation uncertainty

Over the past 40 years, winters in California have become drier. This is a problem for the region's agricultural operations, as farmers rely on winter precipitation to irrigate their crops. Determining if California will ...

Extreme rainfall: More accurate predictions in a changing climate

To limit the impacts of climate change it is essential to predict them as accurately as possible. Regional Climate Models are high-resolution models of the Earth's climate that are able to improve simulations of extreme weather ...

Satellites may have underestimated warming in the lower atmosphere

New research by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) climate scientists and collaborators shows that satellite measurements of the temperature of the troposphere (the lowest region of the atmosphere) may have underestimated ...

Natural variations help resolve a climate puzzle

New research shows that naturally occurring climate variations help to explain a long-standing difference between climate models and satellite observations of global warming.

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