A new study, part of NOAA's Drought Task Force IV research, shows the leading cause of the rapid increase of wildfires over the western U.S. is the rapid increase of surface air vapor pressure deficit.
Several new projects—including those focused on island resilience and coastal blue carbon—were highlighted during events hosted by the U.S. Center.
NOAA and the Climate Resilience Fund (CRF) announced on October 22, 2001, the results of its 2021 competitive grants program supporting projects that will help U.S. communities build resilience to the impacts of climate change.
NOAA’s Climate Program Office today launched a newly redesigned version of Climate.gov, NOAA’s award-winning, flagship website that provides the public with clear, timely, and science-based information about climate.
NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) announced today a total award amount of $171 million, the highest five-year investment in the program’s history, to support 72 innovative and impactful projects that will improve our nation’s resilience at a critical time in the fight against the climate crisis.
AMOC Mechanisms & Decadal Predictability
Decadal Variability & Predictability
Years of Maritime Continent and PISTON Campaign
Sign up for updates
Dr. Sandy Lucas
CVP Program Manager
CVP Program Specialist
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
NOAA Privacy Statement|
Web Accessibility Statement|
Disclaimer for External Links|
U.S. Department of Commerce|