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A warming world increases air pollution

Climate change is warming the ocean, but it’s warming land faster and that’s really bad news for air quality all over the world, says a new University of California, Riverside study. The study , published February 4 in Nature Climate Change, shows that the contrast in warming between the continents and sea, called the land-sea...

Global Warming, El Niño Could Cause Wetter Winters, Drier Conditions in Other Months

"RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( www.ucr.edu ) — So here’s the good news: Despite fears to the contrary, California isn’t facing a year-round drought in our warming new world. However, UC Riverside Earth Sciences Professor Robert Allen ’s research indicates that what precipitation the state does get will be pretty much limited to the winter months —...

California Projected to Get Wetter Through This Century

"Under business-as-usual greenhouse gas emissions, climate models predict California will get warmer during the rest of the century and most also predict the state will get drier." Read More

Clouds are Moving Higher, Subtropical Dry Zones Expanding

"A University of California, Riverside assistant professor and a team of researchers have found that the cloudy storm tracks on Earth are moving toward the poles and subtropical dry zones are expanding. Cloud tops are also moving higher in the atmosphere. The findings, based on satellite cloud records, confirm computer climate models that have predicted...
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