CPO’s RISA Hosted Panel and Poster Sessions at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference 23 June 2022

CPO’s RISA Hosted Panel and Poster Sessions at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference

RISA organized a panel and a poster session at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference which took place virtually from June 21-24th. The sessions explored examples of transformative change that RISA teams have accomplished in their regions, as well as some of the recent innovative approaches RISA has taken to address climate adaptation.

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP), a NOAA RISA team, aids in response to a large tundra wildfire threatening Native communities in southwest Alaska 16 June 2022

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP), a NOAA RISA team, aids in response to a large tundra wildfire threatening Native communities in southwest Alaska

ACCAP maintains an ongoing relationship with rural Alaska communities, serving as an important resource for climate information when it is needed the most.

Southeast Alaska Drought and Extreme Events Workshop Hosted by Alaska RISA team 5 May 2022

Southeast Alaska Drought and Extreme Events Workshop Hosted by Alaska RISA team

This March 2022 workshop aimed to build on existing climate adaptation efforts and assist with the development of community-driven adaptation strategies to serve the specific needs, challenges, and opportunities of remote communities in Southeast Alaska.

How Will Climate Change Impact the Alaskan Wildfire Season? 30 June 2020

How Will Climate Change Impact the Alaskan Wildfire Season?

Wildfires play a prominent role in the boreal forests of Alaska during the summer season. While most wildfires are created by humans, approximately 90% of the area burned each year by wildfires are caused by lightning strikes.

The role of remote engagement in supporting boundary chain networks across Alaska 2 November 2015

The role of remote engagement in supporting boundary chain networks across Alaska

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP), a RISA program, has a new publication in Climate Risk Management.

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