This August 24th webinar will increase the capacities of the FEMA’s staff to address the challenges associated with the climate crisis as part of the Hurricane’s Irma and María recovery efforts.
The Simple Planning Tool for Texas Climate Hazards, previously available in Oklahoma and Arkansas, assists planners, emergency managers, and decision makers in Texas who are assessing their long-term climate risks, both historically and in the future.
The study reveals that weather patterns are changing in a way that enhances wildfire hazard in California, while the frequency of weather patterns linked to historical floods is not diminishing. These changes exhibit the rising hazards of weather extremes in California’s present and future.
This virtual webinar, titled Climate and Infrastructure Funding: A Conversation on Justice Opportunities and Challenges, will bring individuals together from different sectors to identify environmental justice funding and capacity-building resources for disaster resilience when implementing community-led projects.
This work highlights the synoptic conditions that caused the February 2021 South-Central US Arctic outbreak, place it in a climatological perspective, and recommend how climate services can help reduce impacts like this in future freeze events.
The Climate Program Office (CPO) manages competitive research programs in which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities designed to advance our understanding of Earth’s climate system, and to foster the application of this knowledge in risk management and adaptation efforts. CPO-supported research is conducted in regions across the United States, at national and international scales, and globally. Learn more...
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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