National Center for Atmospheric Research

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    5 More Crazy Things in Texas' New Textbooks: Climate Change Edition

    If you were already disturbed by what we've already told you is in the proposed social studies textbooks soon to (most likely) be in a Texas classroom near you, you probably don't want to know what the books say about climate change, since a lot of it is about as accurate as The Day After Tomorrow. ... More >>

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    Too Much Pavement

    Houston's strip malls increase heat, pollution.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Houston: All That Pavement Makes Us Hotter, More Polluted

    NCARArrows mean bad news.​You used to hate Houston's ever-growing amount of pavement for increasing flooding and general ugliness. Now you can hate it for making you sweat and breathe bad air. A major new study of the Houston area says "the proliferation of strip malls, subdivisions, and othe ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Bring It On

    Why Houston should want a nuclear power plant

  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Global Warming Is Good for You!

    Cheap heating bills! Great gardens! Thriving civilizations! In energy-crazed Houston, friends of greenhouse gases abound