Zena Grecni, Pacific RISA Sustained Climate Assessment Specialist, will share key findings from the latest series of Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment reports, as well as her experiences working in the Pacific Islands to educate lawmakers.
Highlights from the week-long engagement included virtual demonstrations of NOAA’s Science on a Sphere (SOS) and the Climate Resilience Toolkit’s steps to resilience.
The webinar focused on climate adaptation investments, strategies for building more resilient communities, and the challenges and cost of incorporating climate considerations into local planning efforts.
What does drought look like in Alaska? Limited climate data in the state cannot tell us when streams are so low fish cannot pass or when flowing water is insufficient to operate hydropower. These webinars seek to gather local knowledge and better understand the challenges of drought to food security, energy systems, and more.
According to a new climate change assessment report for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, led by members of CPO's Pacific Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessment team (Pacific RISA) and co-supported by CPO's Assessments Program, threatened resources include high-value coastal infrastructure and the millions of dollars that ocean ecosystems add to the CNMI economy annually.
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.
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