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Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world’s population

Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world’s population

June 19, 2017  |  Comments
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A UH Mānoa study projects a continued rise of lethal heat episodes if carbon gas emissions continue to rise.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Fishpond management and restoration

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Fishpond management and restoration

April 20, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are studying current conditions in several fishponds in Keaukaha in order to restore, sustain and manage them better in the face of climate change.

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A daily disturbance from the upper atmosphere leaves its footprints on tropical rainfall

A daily disturbance from the upper atmosphere leaves its footprints on tropical rainfall

February 9, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researcher Takatoshi Sakazaki published a study in Geophysical Research Letters to determine the root cause of the temporal patterns.

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Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Axel Timmermann, a researcher at the International Pacific Research Center, has been recognized for outstanding research on long term climatic changes and modeling.

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Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers from all over the world gathered at Lake Challa, an East African volcanic lake, to uncover its hidden record of the climate history.

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A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

November 9, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Led by UH Mānoa’s Tobias Friedrich, this study took a different approach in calculating climate sensitivity—using data from the history of Earth.

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375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Top U.S. scientists, including two UH Mānoa professors, pen open letter on climate urgency.

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Climate experts to help vulnerable coastal communities

Climate experts to help vulnerable coastal communities

June 2, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Hawaiʻi Sea Grant’s Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience to assist communities in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.

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Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

March 21, 2016  |  Comments
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New research suggest humans are releasing carbon about 10 times faster than during any event in the past 66 million years.

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Plankton network linked to ocean’s biological carbon pump revealed

Plankton network linked to ocean’s biological carbon pump revealed

February 24, 2016  |  Comments
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The research highlights the important role played by plankton in the climate system.

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