Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
NOAA's Climate Program Office (CPO) is announcing the Federal Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2015. Pending final budget appropriations, CPO expects approximately $15.5 million will be available through the announcement, and anticipates nearly 100 new awards  between $50,000 to $200,000 each, with multi-year RISA awards ranging from $600,000 to $700,000 per year.

State of the Climate in 2013: Highlights

Monday, July 21, 2014
The highlights for the State of the Climate in 2013 report were created by the Climate.gov team in consultation with the report's editors and authors at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center.

NOAA, CPO staff contribute to special edition of Earth Perspectives: Transdisciplinarity Enabled

Monday, June 23, 2014

A Special Issue of the Journal, Earth Perspectives: Transdisciplinarity Enabled on the role of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) in Shaping Climate Services was published on June 14, 2014.

Climate.gov staff, NOAA leadership attend Webby Awards

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
After winning three awards in the 2014 Webby Awards, NOAA Climate.gov was invited to give a five-word acceptance speech at a ceremony in New York City on Monday. David Herring and Frank Niepold of NOAA Climate.gov attended along with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Dr. Kathryn Sullivan and Senior Advisor Christine Blackburn. Dr. Sullivan accepted the awards. Her speech: "Earth: Our home. NOAA's mission."

Moving toward collective impact in climate change literacy: the Climate Literacy And Energy Awareness Network

Monday, May 05, 2014

A CLEAN manuscript has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Geoscience Education theme issue on climate literacy. In recent years various climate change education efforts have been launched, including federally (NOAA, NASA, NSF, etc.) and privately funded projects, as well as the development and deployment of the Climate and Energy Literacy frameworks, both reviewed and endorsed by the U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Climate.gov wins two Webby Awards and a People's Voice Award!

Monday, April 28, 2014

NOAA Climate.gov was selected by the International Academy of the Digital Arts & Sciences to receive two Webby Awards in the "Government" and "Green" categories.  We also garnered a People's Voice Award in the "Green" category (placing second overall in the "Government" category), determined by popular vote. 

CPO's Stanitski featured in new ‘JASON Learning’ middle school curriculum

Wednesday, July 03, 2013
A new climate curriculum for middle school called, "Climate: Seas of Change" was released last week as part of JASON Learning (formerly The JASON Project).  Diane Stanitski of NOAA's Climate Program Office is highlighted as a NOAA Host Researcher. The NOAA Adopt a Drifter Program and the global ocean observing system are also featured.

Assessing the Impact of Science Communication: Strategies and Online Tools

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
David Herring, AAAS Fellow and Director of Communication and Education at the NOAA Climate Program Office, wrote a guest article for the inaugural issue of the webLyzard Newsletter on strategies and online tools for conveying science.

Redesigned Climate.gov puts power of climate data in users' hands

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Today, NOAA unveiled a new and improved version of Climate.gov, a one-stop web resource for information about our changing climate from NOAA and agencies across the federal government. Climate.gov upgrades include expanded content and simplifying access to new data tools, imagery, educational resources and more.

New video series from NOAA Ocean Today explores the role of sea ice in the ocean

Thursday, February 21, 2013
The 2012 Arctic summer sea ice extent is the lowest since taking measurement. In a new three-part video series from NOAA Ocean Today, learn about sea ice and why it is so important; how scientists are detecting and measuring change in sea ice; and the impacts of shrinking Arctic sea ice.
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