Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

CPO, NOAA Sea Grant Announce New Green Infrastructure Project in Underserved Great Lakes Region Neighborhoods 14 September 2021

CPO, NOAA Sea Grant Announce New Green Infrastructure Project in Underserved Great Lakes Region Neighborhoods

This initiative is aimed at improving the resilience of vulnerable Great Lakes communities to the impacts of flooding through equitable and inclusive stormwater and floodplain management.

CPO and Partners Launch Webinar Series on the Science of Precipitation and How to Plan for its Changing Future 6 September 2021

CPO and Partners Launch Webinar Series on the Science of Precipitation and How to Plan for its Changing Future

Participants will learn about some of the considerations and methods for working with available precipitation science and information to advance resilience planning.

NOAA Climate Program Office’s 2022 funding opportunity is now open 8 July 2021

NOAA Climate Program Office’s 2022 funding opportunity is now open

Approximately $15 million will be available for about 90 new awards, pending budget appropriations, with most awards funded between $50,000 and $300,000 per year.

CPO Partners with Sea Grant to Solicit and Fund Water Equity Proposals in the Great Lakes 1 June 2021

CPO Partners with Sea Grant to Solicit and Fund Water Equity Proposals in the Great Lakes

The proposals will support Sea Grant program projects aimed at improving the resilience of flood-vulnerable communities through equitable and inclusive stormwater and floodplain management. Water infrastructure improvement is necessary in the coming decade to prevent flooding along the shores of and within the Great Lakes watershed, especially among marginalized communities.

Webinar Recording Now Available: “Environmental Justice/Service Equity: An Equitable Future Within the Water Utility Realm” 23 September 2020

Webinar Recording Now Available: “Environmental Justice/Service Equity: An Equitable Future Within the Water Utility Realm”

This webinar was the second in a series that explores science and research topics relevant to the “Managing Water Resources Along the Coast” community of practice.

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