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New issue of Northwest Climate magazine released

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Pacific Northwest Climate Impacts Research Consortium recently released the second issue of Northwest Climate, a magazine with stories about climate science and adaptation initiatives in the Pacific Northwest.

Supporting preparedness and resilience in a changing climate: RISA announces FY16 awards

Monday, October 03, 2016

NOAA’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program is announcing three new five-year awards totaling $11.6 million to research institutions in Alaska, the Carolinas, and the Mid-Atlantic to improve the expertise and ability of managers and planners to prepare for and adapt to climate variability and change.

Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment launches new website

Friday, September 30, 2016

The Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) launched its new website at

NOAA's Climate Program Office Announces FY17 Federal Funding Opportunities

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

CPO’s programs are seeking applications for 7 individual competitions in FY 2017 for an estimated $10 million available and approximately 100 new awards pending budget appropriations. It is anticipated that most awards will be at a funding level between $50,000 and $300,000 per year, with some exceptions for larger awards. Visit for more detailed information and instructions.

NYC could experience higher heat-related mortality under increased greenhouse gas concentrations, study finds

Thursday, July 07, 2016

A CPO-supported study projected substantially higher heat-related mortality under RCP 8.5 and substantially reduced deaths under RCP 4.5 in New York City through the 21st century.

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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