- August 31, 2022
- International Report Confirms Record-High Greenhouse Gases, Sea Levels and Ocean Heat in 2021
The international annual review of the world’s climate, led by scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information and published by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society(AMS), is based on contributions from more than 530 scientists in over 60 countries. It provides the most comprehensive update on Earth’s climate indicators, notable weather events and other data collected by environmental monitoring stations and instruments located on land, water, ice and in space.
- December 15, 2021
- Annual Climate Attribution Research Examines 2020 Extreme Weather Events
Failed monsoon rains that reignited the southwestern US drought, massive flooding in central China, a spring heat wave in western Europe, and Siberian wildfires were some of the extreme weather events made more likely by human-caused climate change in 2020, according to new research published today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
- December 9, 2021
- New AMS Executive Director Named
I am happy to announce that the AMS Council has appointed Dr. Stella Kafka as the next AMS Executive Director. Stella comes to AMS from the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO), a nonprofit worldwide scientific and educational organization of amateur and professional astronomers, where she is currently Executive Director.
- September 14, 2021
- AMS Education Program Creating New Teacher Professional Development Course, Project Ice
- The American Meteorological Society announces a new partnership with the Center for Oldest Ice Exploration (COLDEX), a National Science Foundation-funded effort lead by Oregon State University, to discover Antarctica's oldest ice and through it, learn more about how the Earth's climate has changed throughout its history.
- August 25, 2021
- International Report Confirms Record-High Greenhouse Gases, Sea Levels
Greenhouse gases and global sea levels both reached record highs in 2020—as the planet sweltered in a near-record warm year—according to the 31st annual State of the Climate report.
- January 26, 2021
- New Research Examines Climate Change's Role in 2019 Extreme Weather Events
Precipitation from Hurricane Dorian, South Africa’s extraordinary four-year drought, fires in Alaska and China, and devastating floods in southern Canada were some of the extreme weather events made more likely by human-caused climate change in 2019, according to new research published today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
- December 9, 2019
- New Research Examines Climate Change's Role in 2018 Extreme Weather Events
AMS released the eighth edition of the report, Explaining Extreme Events in 2018 from a Climate Perspective, featuring the research of 121 scientists from 13 countries looking at both historical observations and model simulations to determine whether and by how much climate change may have influenced particular extreme events.
- August 12, 2019
- Annual State of the Climate Report Released Showing Effects of Planet's Warming Across Multitudes of Key Indicators
A new State of the Climate report released today by AMS confirms that 2018 was one of the hottest years on record.
- January 31, 2019
- AMS ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLICATIONS COMMISSIONER
AMS announces that Professor Anthony J. Broccoli of Rutgers University has been appointed Publications Commissioner, effective January 6, 2019.
- December 10, 2018
- HEATWAVES, DROUGHTS AND FLOODS AMONG RECENT WEATHER EXTREMES LINKED TO CLIMATE CHANGE
New Studies Reveal Clear Ties between Today's Extremes and Human Causes
- May 1, 2018
- AMS ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF EDITOR FOR GLOSSARY OF METEOROLOGY
AMS announced that Dr. Ward R. Seguin has been appointed chief editor of the Glossary of Meteorology, effective January 1, 2018.
- March 1, 2018
- AMS ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF EDITOR FOR JOURNAL
AMS announced that Dr. Henry P. Huntington of Huntington Consulting, in Eagle River, Alaska, has been appointed chief editor of the AMS journal Weather, Climate, and Society (WCAS).
- February 23, 2018
- AMS ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAM TO BUILD EARLY CAREER SCIENCE LEADERS
AMS announced today the launch of a new program, Early Career Leadership Academy (ECLA), which seeks to build and sustain a diverse network of early careers leaders across the weather, water, and climate science community
- January 9, 2018
- AMS Publications Partners with Kudos
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) announced that it has signed a multiyear contract with Kudos, the award-winning service for maximizing the reach and impact of research publications.
- December 13, 2017
- Human Influence on Climate Led to Several Major Weather Extremes in 2016
Global heat, regional heat, and marine heat records were not possible without human-caused climate change
- November 16, 2017
- AMS Announces Winners of 2018 Election
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) announced the winners of its 2018 elections for AMS president-elect as well as five new Council members, based on AMS membership voting.
- August 30, 2017
- AMS Announces New Chief Editor
AMS announced that Professor Gary Lackmann of North Carolina State University has been appointed chief editor of Weather and Forecasting.
- August 7, 2017
- Associate Director of AMS Education Program to Retire
AMS announces that after 22 years of service to the Education Department, Robert Weinbeck is retiring in August 2017.
- August 2, 2017
- AMS ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR K-12 EDUCATOR COURSES
AMS today announced that starting with the summer 2017 semester, AMS will begin a new partnership with California University of Pennsylvania (Cal U) to provide graduate-level credits to K-12 teachers who participate in one of AMS’s courses, allowing these teachers to become science leaders in their schools and in their communities.