News Clips: Nov. 11-Dec. 1

News clips at a glance: Nov. 11 - Dec. 1
Total: ~ 932; $1.03 million in advertising value

Summary: Bridenstine nomination, China collaboration, climate change and flooding, hurricane forecasts, CO2 levels in the Pliocene, geoengineering, volcanic impacts, UCAR Congressional Briefing, Global Weather Corp.

Notable clips:

NASA nominee’s views on climate change (UCAR, Antonio Busalacchi)
Wired
Is Trump’s NASA nominee ready to tackle climate change?

China collaboration with NCAR, Texas A&M on Earth system prediction (NCAR, Jim Hurrell)
China Daily
China, US to build international climate change lab
(This story was picked up by dozens of outlets in China and the US)

Higher risk of flooding from MCSs (MMM, Andreas Prein)
San Francisco Chronicle
Warming to make thunderstorms larger and more frequent
(This AP article ran in hundreds of media outlets)

Increased risk of Harvey-level rainfalls (MMM, Greg Holland)
The Washington Post
Climate change upped the odds of Hurricane Harvey’s extreme rains, study finds

Accuracy of Hurricane Irma forecasts (MMM, Chris Davis)
The Palm Beach Post
Experts tracked storms this season better than ever before

Learning from CO2 levels during the Pliocene Epoch (CGD, Bette Otto-Bliesner)
Science News
What the Pliocene Epoch can teach us about future warming on Earth

More research needed into geoengineering (ACOM and CGD, Simone Tilmes)
Grist
Geoengineering’s unintended consequences: hurricanes and food shortages

Potential climate impacts of Agung eruption (ACOM, Michael Mills)
Bloomberg News
A rumbling volcano on Bali could lead to warmer U.S. winters

UCAR congressional briefing on the research to industry pipeline (UCAR, Antonio Busalacchi)
Penn State News
Congressional briefing addresses science’s impact on weather prediction, economy

Global Weather Corp. builds on R&D relationship with NCAR (RAL)
Denver Business Journal
Global Weather Corporation launches the 2017-18 winter season weekend road conditions preview

Social media highlights:

A tweet highlighting an NCAR study finding that storms in a warmer future will likely be bigger, more intense, and more frequent was seen by more than 27,000 people. The tweet was retweeted by the National Science Foundation.

A Facebook post about new research into the predictability of La Nina was seen by 7,800 people.

Announcement Timing: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 to Monday, December 11, 2017

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