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Charting Colorado’s Vulnerability to Climate Change

Thursday, February 05, 2015
The CPO-funded WWA RISA, in collaboration with Colorado State University, conducted a broad study of climate vulnerability for the state of Colorado. Drawing from existing data and peer-reviewed research, the study summarizes the key challenges facing seven sectors: ecosystems, water, agriculture, energy, transportation, outdoor recreation and tourism, and public health.

A look back at 2014: NOAA Climate Program Office articulates roadmap for future progress in climate science

Monday, January 12, 2015

In 2014, NOAA’s Climate Program Office, led by Director Wayne Higgins, went through the process of rearticulating its mission, vision, and unique value through the development of the CPO Strategic Plan. The office also made major progress on an Implementation Plan that provides a roadmap to achieving important outcomes in climate science.

Longtime RISA PI to be honored at 2014 AGU Meeting

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Kelly Redmond, Climatologist with the Desert Research Institute and Co-Principal Investigator for the Southwest Climate Science Center, will be honored for his lifetime of work at the 2014 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco on December 15-19, 2014.

SCIPP RISA celebrates new logo, website

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (a RISA program) is celebrating its re-designed SCIPP website. Over the past year the SCIPP team worked to simplify and make the site more functional. They also have a new logo and look.

California State Water Agency Recognizes CNAP RISA Researchers

Monday, December 01, 2014
The California Department of Water Resources recognized Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, climate researchers Dan Cayan and Mike Dettinger and Anne Steinemann, manager of a Scripps-based climate research program, as recipients of climate science service awards.
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Caitlin Simpson, RISA Program Director
301-734-1251
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