Emissions of Methane in U.S. Exceed Estimates, Study Finds

January 2014 BY MICHAEL WINES, The New York Times Emissions of the greenhouse gas methane due to human activity were roughly 1.5 times greater in the United States in the middle of the last decade than prevailing estimates, according to a new analysis by 15 climate scientists published in The Proceedings of the National Academy … More Emissions of Methane in U.S. Exceed Estimates, Study Finds

The Future of Midwestern Winters

January 2014 BY ELISE BAYER A study predicting snowfall changes in the Midwest is helping to better illustrate what winters could look like┬álater this century. Michael Notaro, associate director of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research (CCR), is studying changes in overall snowfall and lake-effect snow throughout the upper Midwest. His research is producing … More The Future of Midwestern Winters