Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

2 February 2023

Climate work highlighted in the Fiscal Year 2022 NOAA Education Accomplishments Report

The report calls attention to many of NOAA’s climate-related educational accomplishments, many of which included work by the CEE Division.

CEE’s Frank Niepold and Haley Crim will lead the 2023 update of the USGCRP Climate Literacy guide 2 February 2023

CEE’s Frank Niepold and Haley Crim will lead the 2023 update of the USGCRP Climate Literacy guide

This interagency effort will result in the document’s first update since 2009, a highly necessary task given the advances in climate science and shift in public awareness and capacity to make informed decisions.

New journal article on climate literacy training for health professionals 19 January 2023

New journal article on climate literacy training for health professionals

The article summarizes the outcomes of a set of online training sessions that were designed to improve general climate literacy among health professionals and to encourage effective doctor-patient communications about how climate change impacts human health.

Ned Gardiner to present at FEMA Region 9’s Local Mitigation Planning Workshop 19 January 2023

Ned Gardiner to present at FEMA Region 9’s Local Mitigation Planning Workshop

The CEE Division continues to support FEMA National Exercise Division training requests for every region in the nation. This activity will run through calendar year 2023.

19 January 2023

Ned Gardiner will present an overview of climate change impacts and building resilience to EPA NEPA staff on Thursday, January 19

This presentation supports CPO's goals of outreach, education, and sharing  information so decision-makers can make informed decisions using the most current climate knowledge.

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