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“We have seen a decrease in air pollution on short time frames,” says atmospheric scientist Helen Worden of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.  In one unpublished result since the... Read more

ACOM Deputy Director Gabi Pfister spoke with Jamie Yuccas about blue skies and clean air in Los Angeles during the coronavirus lockdown. If all passenger cars were to be taken off the road,... Read more

View from Te Atatu Road motorway overbridge, during COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland, New Zealand. Image by Megan Harvey at Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Empty_northwestern_motorway_during_coronavirus_lockdown.jpg

The COVID-19 health crisis is obviously a terrible situation, with more than 34,000 deaths worldwide as of March 30, 2020. And experts say that the real impact to climate change is what we take... Read more

BBC CrowdScience: What’s the weirdest weather? February 28, 2020

NCAR/ACOM scientist Rebecca Buchholz contributed to a broadcast discussion of how wildfires affect weather and climate. The Carr Fire in Northern California during July-August 2018 reduced air quality across the western United States.... Read more

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