AGO 2011 Archives - State of the Planet

Crowd-Sourcing Tornado Data, and Other Climate Talks

From crowd-sourcing tornado data to teaching Harlem high-school students about climate change and climate justice, IRI scientists will share a number of fascinating projects at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society

by |January 8, 2016
A map of pilot sites for agricultural and climate modeling.

A Meeting of Science and Human Impact

A talk Monday by Cynthia Rosenzweig of the Center for Climate Systems Research serves as a good example of how some of the hard science being discussed at the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting intersects directly with human welfare. She outlined the progress of a new global project that will help scientists produce more accurate forecasts of the effects of climate change on food supplies.

by |December 5, 2011