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View of a city skyline from an aircraft

East Coast cities emitting twice as much methane as EPA estimated

The first study to examine natural gas losses across many cities suggests leaky pipes and inefficient appliances are major culprits.|Medium Read

Climate & Space graduate students awarded NASA FINESST fellowships

New NASA program prepares students to be Principal Investigators. |Medium Read
Solar Eclipse March 7th, 1970.

Climate & Space Ph.D student travels to Chile for total solar eclipse research

Yeimy Rivera joins a team from the UCAR High Altitude Observatory that will analyze the Sun's magnetic field during the Solar event. |Short Read
Prof. Sushil Atreya

Prof. Atreya quoted in space journal Room on recent Mars methane spike

Unusually high methane spike detected by Mars Curiosity Rover. |Short Read
Assoc. Prof. Xianzhe Jia

Assoc. Prof. Xianzhe Jia to receive 2020 Henry Russel Award

Climate & Space faculty member is one of four to receive the prestigious award. |Short Read
Climate & Space 2019 expedition to Greenland

Climate & Space leads historic expedition to Greenland

Professor Perry Samson and a team of undergraduates and faculty from the University of Michigan, the University at Albany, and Virginia Tech will retrace the steps of a 1926 University of Michigan scientific expedition to Greenland. |Medium Read
A dust storm in Phoenix, Arizona. Credit: Daniel J Bryant/Getty

Soot, sulfate, dust and the climate — three ways through the fog

How much have aerosol particles slowed warming? Climate & Space Prof. Joyce Penner sets out priorities for a coordinated campaign of observations and modelling.|Short Read
Dr. Annareli Morales ASP fellowship

Climate & Space PhD receives NCAR postdoctoral fellowship

Dr. Annareli Morales begins two-year Advanced Study Program in September. |Short Read
Satellite photo of the Great Lakes. Photo: NASA

Climate change is driving rapid shifts between high and low water levels on the Great Lakes

University of Michigan experts say the rapid transitions between extreme high and low water levels in the Great Lakes represent the “new normal.” |Short Read
A render of PSP approaching the sun

Solving the sun’s super-heating mystery with Parker Solar Probe

Probe will go where no spacecraft has gone and measure a process never directly observed before. |Medium Read
Prof. Emeritus John Barker; Prof. Allison Steiner; Adjunct Prof. Tim Wallington

Climate & Space faculty are editors of new series of volumes on atmospheric chemistry

The Advances in Atmospheric Chemistry series presents authoritative invited summaries of research on atmospheric chemistry in a changing world. |Short Read
Methane hot spot

Asst. Prof. Eric Kort discusses rising methane levels in new Wired article

“Is atmospheric methane increasing as a consequence of climate change, not of our direct emissions? Are some thresholds being passed? It is a wicked problem, but it’s not unsolvable.”|Short Read