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Scientists Recommend System of Checkpoints to Help Guide Climate Engineering Research
January 20, 2022

Research into engineering techniques that might one day be employed to artificially cool the planet poses some of the thorniest questions facing society today. For climate scientists, that tension is compounded by the lack of a broadly accepted oversight framework to guide their research.

How Does Marshall Fire Smoke Affect Indoor, Outdoor Air Quality?
January 13, 2022

When the Marshall Fire tore through Superior and Louisville December 30, 2021, it destroyed more than 1,000 homes and damaged nearly 150

Air Pollution from Wildfires, Rising Heat Affected Two-Thirds of U.S. West
January 12, 2022

Large wildfires and severe heat events are happening more often at the same time, worsening air pollution across the western United States, according to a new study led by Washington State University, with CIRES and NOAA’s Global Systems Laboratory.