NOAA'S Climate Program Office (CPO) announced today a total award amount of over $15 million to support 63 innovative and impactful projects that will improve our nation's resilience at a critical time in the fight against the climate crisis.
CPO’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program is changing its name to the Climate Adaptation Partnerships (CAP) program. Read on to learn more about the newly branded CAP program and how they’re advancing equitable adaptation through sustained regional research and community engagement.
The study, published in the Journal of Weather and Climate Extremes, found that the use of ensemble-based flood forecasting systems are more advanced than single forecasting systems, as they provide better information that can be used in emergency management decision making in the event of a disaster.
This research analyzed focus group responses to better understand the context for heat health warning systems and help incorporate stakeholder needs and interests into future management.
This is the authoritative text for planners on the issue of urban heat island resilience, and it was funded by the Extreme Heat Risk Initiative of CPO.
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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