CPO highlights milestones and achievements in 2015 Annual Report 11 March 2016

CPO highlights milestones and achievements in 2015 Annual Report

NOAA's Climate Program Office released its FY15 Annual Report on March 11, 2016. The report gives an overview of CPO's achievements  in FY15 and highlights the great work done by the Office's Divisions and Programs to advance scientific understanding of climate and improve society's ability to plan and respond to a changing climate.

NOAA Climate.gov unveils new El Niño Southern Oscillation webpage 17 February 2016

NOAA Climate.gov unveils new El Niño Southern Oscillation webpage

Earlier this month, NOAA Climate.gov and the Climate Program Office Communications and Education (CommEd) team unveiled a new webpage to track El Niño and La Niña events: www.climate.gov/ENSO.

CPO's David Herring named NOAA Outstanding Science Communicator 15 December 2015

CPO's David Herring named NOAA Outstanding Science Communicator

CPO's David Herring has won the NOAA Dr. Daniel L. Albritton Outstanding Science Communicator Award for 2015. He was honored at an award's ceremony on Dec. 9, 2015.

Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning: Assessing Knowledge, Needs, and the Path Forward 7 August 2015

Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning: Assessing Knowledge, Needs, and the Path Forward

NOAA's Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Weather Service (NWS), and National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) co-led a Workshop on the Development of Climate Information Systems for Heat Health Early Warning: Assessing Knowledge, Needs, and the Path Forward, in Chicago from July 28-30.

National Integrated Heat Health Information System Workshop 20 July 2015

National Integrated Heat Health Information System Workshop

From July 28-30, Climate Program Office Director Wayne Higgins and CPO Climate and Health Lead Juli Trtanj  are particiating in a workshop on the development of climate services for a National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS).

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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. In 2017, the United States experienced a record-tying 16 climate- and weather-related disasters where overall costs reached or exceeded $1 billion. Combined, these events claimed 362 lives, and had significant economic effects on the areas impacted, costing more than $306 billion. Businesses, policy leaders, resource managers and citizens are increasingly asking for information to help them address such challenges.

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