MERT Identifies Synergies Between Sanctuary Climate Science Needs and NOAA Research Science, Capacity, and Products 7 October 2020

MERT Identifies Synergies Between Sanctuary Climate Science Needs and NOAA Research Science, Capacity, and Products

Particular focuses included the need for increased understanding of subsurface parameters; the ability of multiple labs and programs to provide needed climate expertise and information; and a desire to engage in an iterative process of project and tool development with sanctuary partners.

NOAA’s Climate Program Office Awards $48.7M to Advance Climate and Decision Support Science, Build Community Resilience 6 October 2020

NOAA’s Climate Program Office Awards $48.7M to Advance Climate and Decision Support Science, Build Community Resilience

“From using machine learning to develop critical atmospheric datasets to creating an experimental system for rapidly assessing causes of extreme events, these new awards will expedite climate science discoveries and build the library of resilience solutions needed to protect all sectors of our economy and environment.”

CPO and The Wild Center Help Two New York Communities Become Climate Smart Certified 29 September 2020

CPO and The Wild Center Help Two New York Communities Become Climate Smart Certified

The New York State Climate Smart Communities Program provides guidance and technical support to local governments to take locally-driven climate action.

Frank Niepold Wins 2020 Friend of the Planet Award 29 September 2020

Frank Niepold Wins 2020 Friend of the Planet Award

The Friend of the Planet awards are presented annually to a select few whose efforts to support the National Center Science Education and advance its goal of defending the teaching of evolution and climate science have been truly outstanding.

Headwaters Economics Announces Updates to Neighborhoods at Risk Tool 14 September 2020

Headwaters Economics Announces Updates to Neighborhoods at Risk Tool

Funded in part by CPO’s Communication, Education, and Engagement (CEE) Division, the free, interactive data tool provides neighborhood (census tract) level information for every community and county in the United States about potentially vulnerable people and property due to climate change.

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