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Slowdown of global warming fleeting

— posted on Jun 16, 2015 08:20 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The recent slowdown in the warming rate of the Northern Hemisphere may be a result of internal variability of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation -- a natural phenomenon related to sea surface temperatures, according to Penn State researchers.

UN Report Says Climate Change Will Threaten Food Production Worldwide

— posted on Apr 02, 2014 11:47 AM

Climate change scientist Michael Mann discusses the most significant findings in the second installment of the IPCC report, and how the media amplifies minority voices who hold contrarian positions in order discredit the report's conclusions - April 1, 14

Possible Flight 370 ‘debris field’ spotted

— posted on Apr 01, 2014 02:43 PM

A new lead could cause a breakthrough in the search for Flight 370, with satellites spotting a possible “debris field” in the ocean. NBC’s Tom Costello, retired Navy Rear Admiral David Titley discuss. Then, Aviation Attorney Michael Pangia talks about the first lawsuit filed against Malaysia Airlines.

THON dancers and chairs featured on ABC World News

— posted on Mar 07, 2014 04:01 PM

Penn State's Water Polo team will be featured on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer. Allison Lederer (senior Meteorology) and THON fundraising chair will be interviewed

Real-time forecast of Hurricane Sandy had track and intensity accuracy

— posted on Feb 25, 2014 01:26 PM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A real-time hurricane analysis and prediction system that effectively incorporates airborne Doppler radar information may accurately track the path, intensity and wind force in a hurricane, according to Penn State meteorologists.