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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.

MAPP Webinar Series: Extreme Heat and Health: Creating Environmental Intelligence Through Science, Predictions, and Engagement

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program will host a webinar on the topic of Extreme Heat and Health: Creating Environmental Intelligence Through Science, Predictions, and Engagement on Thursday, April 28, 2016. The webinar is co-hosted by the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS), the Climate Variability and Predictability (CVP) program, the Climate Observations and Monitoring (COM) program, and the Regional Integrated Science and Assessments (RISA) program. The announcement is provided here.

New book highlights positive impacts of the NOAA RISA program

Friday, April 22, 2016

The Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program is proud to announce the release of Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation, an edited volume being published by Wiley & Sons.

CPO highlights milestones and achievements in 2015 Annual Report

Friday, March 11, 2016
NOAA's Climate Program Office released its FY15 Annual Report on March 11, 2016. The report gives an overview of CPO's achievements  in FY15 and highlights the great work done by the Office's Divisions and Programs to advance scientific understanding of climate and improve society's ability to plan and respond to a changing climate.

Managing Disaster: A new report on the 2013 Oklahoma Tornado

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP), a NOAA RISA team, have released a new report on the emergency management response to the May 2013 EF-5 tornado that struck central Oklahoma. 

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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