Adaptation Sciences Program Leads U.S. Center Side Event on Islands and International Partnerships at COP27 4 November 2022

Adaptation Sciences Program Leads U.S. Center Side Event on Islands and International Partnerships at COP27

CPO’s Adaptation Sciences Program will lead a U.S. Center side event highlighting two international partnerships, the Local2030 Islands Network and the Renewable Energy for Latin America and the Caribbean (RELAC) initiative, as well as their U.S. Federal Agency and international partners, working towards ambitious and necessary net-zero and climate resilience goals during COP27.

IRAP-funded study focuses on hurricanes and anomalous heat in the Caribbean 3 November 2022

IRAP-funded study focuses on hurricanes and anomalous heat in the Caribbean

A new article, published by an interdisciplinary and international team of researchers supported by CPO’s International Research and Applications Project (IRAP), focuses on heat in the aftermath of tropical cyclones in the Caribbean.

CPO Speaker Featured at Annual Meeting of the Southeast and Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership 14 January 2022

CPO Speaker Featured at Annual Meeting of the Southeast and Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership

On January 26th, Frank Niepold of CPO will speak on a panel at the virtual Southeast and Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership meeting.

Workshop report now available: Building Public Health Resilience to Severe Weather in a Changing Climate 7 June 2019

Workshop report now available: Building Public Health Resilience to Severe Weather in a Changing Climate

This workshop builds on previous investments by IRAP and NOAA in the Caribbean, and provides linkages to ongoing efforts in NOAA and the USGCRP to address climate and health, including heat health.

NOAA/CPO supports interdisciplinary research, capacity building and decision support tool development in the Caribbean 4 June 2014

NOAA/CPO supports interdisciplinary research, capacity building and decision support tool development in the Caribbean

The first workshop of the NOAA International Research and Applications Project (IRAP) was held May 29-30, 2014, in conjunction with the Caribbean Regional Climate Outlook Forum (CARICOF).  The May 28 CARICOF was organized by NOAA, the Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and other partners.

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