The Project will harness the expertise of multiple U.S. agencies and partners to advance the development of tools, approaches, and capacity for integrating coastal blue carbon, such as seagrasses and mangroves, in the preparation of national greenhouse gas inventories in select developing countries.
A new assessment led by the Pacific Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) team offers insights about climate change risks in American Samoa and supports climate-wise planning
The review camp will review and certify new teaching activities as high quality resources that are ready to be entered into the CPO-funded Climate Literacy and Energy Network (CLEAN) collection. Since being launched in 2010, the CLEAN review camp process has evaluated over 30,000 resources.
The NOAA Blue Carbon Inventory Project harnesses capabilities across NOAA and the U.S. Government to provide international technical assistance and peer-to-peer learning focused on coastal blue carbon, ecosystem services (including co-benefits for adaptation and mitigation), and coastal resilience.
A recent study co-funded by the Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program found that sea level rise caused by anthropogenic climate change increased the extent and severity of damages from the 2012 hurricane.
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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