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Adapting to Climate with NOAA RISA Webinar Series 20 October 2021

Adapting to Climate with NOAA RISA Webinar Series

CPO’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program is hosting a webinar series highlighting the 9 new 5-year RISA teams funded in Fiscal Year 2021. The webinars will serve as a venue to introduce each team, discuss major themes and partners, and preview the projects that will advance climate knowledge and adaptation capacity in their regions.

RISA to Host Two Informational Webinars for 2022 Funding Opportunities 27 September 2021

RISA to Host Two Informational Webinars for 2022 Funding Opportunities

CPO’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program will host two webinars to facilitate improved understanding of the RISA Program and the 2022 Funding Opportunity. The webinars will review the basics of the four competitions and answer live questions from attendees. 

CPO's RISA Program Announces New FY22 Funding Opportunities 21 September 2021

CPO's RISA Program Announces New FY22 Funding Opportunities

The RISA Program is accepting applications for RISA teams in the West, Southwest, Central Midwest, and U.S. Caribbean, collaborative planning activities in Appalachia and the Upper Northeast, and research on complex fiscal pathways for climate adaptation in rural areas across the U.S.

Programs: RISA

LOIs Deadline: October 19, 2021 | Full applications: January 11, 2022

NOAA Climate Program Office’s International Adaptation Partnerships Highlighted at COP26 12 November 2021

NOAA Climate Program Office’s International Adaptation Partnerships Highlighted at COP26

Several new projects—including those focused on island resilience and coastal blue carbon—were highlighted during events hosted by the U.S. Center.

CEE and CSI co-organize Climate Services for Decision Makers session for the U.S. Center at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) 8 November 2021

CEE and CSI co-organize Climate Services for Decision Makers session for the U.S. Center at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)

Climate Program Office groups co-organized a session titled "Climate Services for Decision Makers" at the U.S. Center as part of the UN Conference of Parties (COP26).

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