Monday, July 27, 2015

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  will participate 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 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 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 The recently updated page at 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) team released Climate Challenge, a new educational online game that invites players to learn more about climate science and to test their knowledge.

CPO staff works with White House on "Champions of Change" Event

Monday, February 16, 2015

Staff from the Climate Program Office supported the White House Climate Education and Literacy "Champions of Change" event on Feb. 9.

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.