NIDIS-Funded Project Finds That Evaporative Demand Increase Across Lower 48 Means Less Water Supplies, Drier Vegetation, and Higher Fire Risk 21 April 2022

NIDIS-Funded Project Finds That Evaporative Demand Increase Across Lower 48 Means Less Water Supplies, Drier Vegetation, and Higher Fire Risk

Increased evaporative demand will be an essential consideration for land and water management planning going forward.

CPO’s CEE Amber Liggett to participate in the Millersville University Center for Disaster Research and Education Virtual Seminar Series 21 April 2022

CPO’s CEE Amber Liggett to participate in the Millersville University Center for Disaster Research and Education Virtual Seminar Series

Amber Liggett is the last featured speaker of the Millersville University of Pennsylvania Center for Disaster Research and Education Virtual Seminar Series for Spring 2022. Amber will discuss how emergency managers can better manage environmental hazards by explaining the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit’s Steps to Resilience.

New Global Forecasts of Marine Heatwaves Foretell Ecological and Economic Impacts 20 April 2022

New Global Forecasts of Marine Heatwaves Foretell Ecological and Economic Impacts

Researchers have developed global forecasts that can provide up to a year's advance notice of marine heatwaves, sudden and pronounced increases in ocean temperatures that can dramatically affect ocean ecosystems.

14 April 2022

South-Central and Urban Northeast RISA Teams Examine Concentrated and Intensifying Humid Heat Extremes in the IPCC AR6 Regions

Temperature extremes can cause serious health effects in humans. This research aims to further our understanding of the mechanical drivers of such extreme events as well as their temporal patterns, enabling communities to better prepare.

Climate mitigation policies for cities must consider air quality impacts 14 April 2022

Climate mitigation policies for cities must consider air quality impacts

These urban mitigation policies aimed at reducing CO2 emissions can worsen air quality and cause premature deaths if coemitted pollutants are not accounted for.

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