Tag National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Can plants and trees change the weather?

An array of towers, aircraft and researchers will keep watch over the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin, focusing on an area from a region of the country sensitive to changes in climate.

Climate experts available to media

The following University of Wisconsin–Madison experts are available to speak with reporters regarding the Paris Climate Agreement and the impact of potential changes. President Trump is scheduled to make an announcement regarding the pact at 2 p.m. Central time today.

More frequent hurricanes not necessarily stronger on Atlantic coast

Active Atlantic hurricane periods, like the one we are in now, are not necessarily a harbinger of more, rapidly intensifying hurricanes along the U.S. coast, according to new research performed at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.