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Ozone treaty taking a bite out of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

A new study by CIRES, NOAA, and INSTAAR scientists shows that the Montreal Protocol, meant to deal with ozone, has also significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions. The report, in Geophysical Research Letters, digs into U.S. emissions numbers in a new way.

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CU studies climates of the past by examining ancient ice

9NEWS story on students processing ice cores in the Stable Isotope Lab; air bubbles in the cores are time capsules of ancient atmospheres, showing past temperatures and environments.

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A river of ice: Scientists study Greenland’s role in sea level rise

Der Spiegel follows Bruce Vaughn to the East Greenland Ice Core Project (EGRIP) to understand the accelerating melting of Greenland's ice cap and its connection with sea level change.

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The Melt: ECO interviews Kerry Koepping

Environment Coastal & Offshore interviews noted photographer and INSTAAR affiliate Kerry Koepping about his mission to immerse people in the visual reality of Arctic climate change.

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INSTAAR begins internal search for new director

The University’s oldest institute announced it is seeking a new director from within CU Boulder. Applications will be accepted until August 23, 2017. Jim White, who served as INSTAAR’s director for the past ten years, is stepping down to take on a new role as interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in August. Gifford Miller, INSTAAR fellow and associate director, will serve as interim director of INSTAAR until a permanent director is identified.

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High water: Scientists trace the origin of the damming of the Arun River in April

Alton Byers reports on the trigger for and impact of a glacial lake outburst flood (Nepal Times).

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