Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning: Assessing Knowledge, Needs, and the Path Forward

Friday, August 07, 2015

NOAA's Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Weather Service (NWS), and National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) co-led a Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning: Assessing Knowledge, Needs, and the Path Forward, in Chicago from July 28-30.

Climate.gov team supports 2014 State of the Climate rollout

Monday, July 20, 2015
On July 17, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Meteorological Society released the 2014 State of the Climate report. CPO's Climate.gov team created highlights for this report in consultation with the report's editors and authors.

National Integrated Heat Health Information System Workshop

Monday, July 20, 2015

From July 28-30, Climate Program Office Director Wayne Higgins and CPO Climate and Health Lead Juli Trtanj  are particiating in a workshop on the development of climate services for a National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS).

CPO announces FY16 Federal Funding Opportunities

Friday, July 17, 2015

CPO’s Programs are seeking applications for 10 individual competitions in FY 2016. We estimate that $14 million will be available through this Announcement in FY 2016 for 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 cpo.noaa.gov/GrantsandProjects.aspx for more detailed information and instructions.

President Obama Mentions U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit While Touring National Hurricane Center

Friday, June 05, 2015
In a visit to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, President Barack Obama lauded the CPO-led Climate Resilience Toolkit, a key part of his Climate Action Plan.

CPO to brief Hill staff on CPO programs and efforts

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
CPO Director Wayne Higgins and Roger Pulwarty are scheduled to participate in a Climate Program Office “Day on the Hill” on Tuesday, April 21.

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit nominated for Webby Awards

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The International Academy of the Digital Arts & Sciences has chosen the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit--an initiative led by NOAA's Climate Program Office--as one of five nominees for the annual Webby Awards for online excellence. We are nominated in the 'Green' category. If you're a fan of our site, please consider voting for us.

New Maps & Data section on Climate.gov offers easy-to-understand maps and entry-level information on climate data

Monday, April 06, 2015

People who are interested in climate have a new source of maps and data on NOAA Climate.gov. The recently updated page at Climate.gov/maps-data offers easy-to-understand climate maps, a visual catalog of popular climate products, and instructional pages that cover the fundamentals of measuring climate variables and processing and using climate data.

David Legler leads service project for Charlottesville school

Friday, April 03, 2015

Dr David Legler, of CPO's Climate Observation Division, recently led a service project for North Branch School during a break for his 4-week Leadership Development course "Leadership for a Democratic Society" at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA.

NOAA unveils Climate Challenge: an interactive game to build and test climate knowledge

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Have you ever wanted to test your climate prediction skills against the experts’? Now you can! Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate.gov team released Climate Challenge, a new educational online game that invites players to learn more about climate science and to test their knowledge.