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Climate change may disrupt flight season of Canadian butterflies
The flight season timing of a wide variety of butterflies is responsive to temperature and could be altered by climate change, according to a UBC study that leverages more than a century's worth of museum and weather records. View News Article (2013-11-22)

Climate change hits home
Direct experience of extreme weather events increases concern about climate change and willingness to engage in energy-saving behaviour, according to a new research paper published in the first edition of the journal Nature Climate Change this week. View News Article (2011-03-21)

Seeing the eye: Weather model advances hurricane intensity prediction
An advanced research weather model run by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is following Hurricane Rita to give scientists a taste of how well forecast models of the future may predict hurricane track, intensity, and important rain and wind features. View News Article (2005-09-22)

Atmospheric scientists start monthlong air sampling campaign
More than 60 scientists from a dozen institutions have converged on this urban area to study how tiny particles called aerosols affect the climate. Sending airplanes and weather balloons outfitted with instruments up in the air, the team will be sampling aerosols in the Sacramento Valley from June 2-28. View News Article (2010-06-03)

World temperature records available via Google Earth
Climate researchers at the University of East Anglia have made the world's temperature records available via Google Earth. View News Article (2014-02-05)

The storm that never was: Why the weatherman is often wrong
Have you ever woken up to a sunny forecast only to get soaked on your way to the office? On days like that it's easy to blame the weatherman. View News Article (2013-01-25)

British butterfly desperate for warm weather this summer
Butterflies are extremely sensitive to changes in temperature and new research has revealed that when summer weather turns bad the silver-spotted skipper battles for survival.  View News Article (2013-06-10)

Typhoon Choi-Wan Triggers Tropical Storm Warnings for U.S. Commonwealth of No. Mariana Islands
Microwave imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed extremely high thunderstorms in Typhoon Choi-Wan as it began passing the island of Sai-Pan in the Western Pacific Ocean. View News Article (2009-09-15)

Sun Sends Out a Significant Solar Flare
The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 5:12 p.m. EST on Nov. 5, 2013. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground, however -- when intense enough -- they can disturb the atmosphere in the layer where GPS and communications signals travel. View News Article (2013-11-07)

Space hardware blasts off tonight

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