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Hawaii RISA helps create climate change adaptation report

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

A report was based on the Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) was recently presented to the President's Task Force for Climate Preparedness and Resilience.

CPO scientists present at NCSE Conference

Monday, February 03, 2014

CPO's Adam Parris and Caitlin Simpson spoke at the National Council for Science and the Environment's conference: "Building Climate Solutions,"  which took place in Arlington, Va. from Jan. 28-30.

WWA researchers discuss study at climate change roundtable

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Researchers from the Western Water Assessment – a part of CPO’s Regional Integrated Sciences & Assessments (RISA) program – joined a Jan. 17 roundtable discussion on climate impacts in Salt Lake City featuring members of the White House staff.

Climate Solutions Center opens at the University of Arizona

Monday, January 20, 2014

Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS), a RISA program, announced that the University of Arizona's Institute of the Environment has opened the Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions, or CCASS, to help  link science with the needs of decision makers

SCIPP publishes climate change planning assessment report

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

SCIPP, the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (a RISA team), has published a new report: South Central U.S. Hazard and Climate Change Planning Assessment.  The report looks at decision makers’ hazard planning practices, climate change planning practices and information and applications across SCIPP’s six-state region.

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NOAA’s Regional Integrated Sciences & Assessments (RISA) program supports research teams that help expand and build the nation’s capacity to prepare for and adapt to climate variability and change. Central to the RISA approach are commitments to process, partnership, and trust building.  Learn more...   

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RISA Teams

Caitlin Simpson, RISA Program Director

Chelsea Combest-Friedman, Program Manager