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Looking back: A year of forecasts, partnerships and climate information

IRI Releases Story on the past year of IRAP's work and look ahead to the coming year

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The International Research Institute for Climate and Society recently released an article taking a look back at their work over the past year, as well as a look ahead to future work this year. 

The International Research and Applications Project (IRAP), funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), supports IRI and the University of Arizona to develop tools and frameworks with local organizations that will increase climate resilience in these vulnerable regions.  

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.

IRAP PIs to brief USAID

Monday, November 17, 2014
Lisa Goddard of IRI and Jim Buizer of the University of Arizona will speak at an upcoming session of USAID's Adaptation Community meetings. The presentation "Integrating Climate Information and Decision Processes for Regional Climate Resilience" will be held on Thursday, November 20 from 4-5:30pm at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Integrating Climate Information and Decision Processes for Regional Climate Resilience in the Caribbean

Friday, October 31, 2014
NOAA is pleased to present the first IRAP report, entitled "Integrating Climate Information and Decision Processes for Regional Climate Resilience in the Caribbean".  The report synthesizes a workshop held in Kingston, Jamaica, May 29-30, 2014, sponsored by NOAA and USAID, in collaboration with the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology. 

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President Obama announces a new Executive Order

Friday, October 03, 2014

On September 23, 2014, President Obama announced a new Executive Order in support of the development of climate resiliency at home and globally.