Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

CAP/RISA and AdSci are the focus of the third installment of the Extreme Heat Risk Webinar series, “Decision Support Research on Climate-Sensitive Health Risks" 15 December 2022

CAP/RISA and AdSci are the focus of the third installment of the Extreme Heat Risk Webinar series, “Decision Support Research on Climate-Sensitive Health Risks"

The NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) Climate and Societal Interaction (CSI) division’s results of their heat related projects are highlighted in the third webinar in the series.

Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat Released as Outcome of Heat Risk Team FY21 Competition 3 November 2022

Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat Released as Outcome of Heat Risk Team FY21 Competition

This methodology, extended from the original Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard (PIRS) approach, enables communities to understand their net impact on heat resilience planning and policies to see where they are reducing heat and also where they may be adding to the problem.

Modeling Study Successfully Simulates Extreme Heat in Missouri 16 September 2022

Modeling Study Successfully Simulates Extreme Heat in Missouri

 

A new CVP-funded study produces an accurate model representation of extreme heat in Missouri during July 2012, one of the hottest summers in United States history.

IRAP-funded study provides new recommendations for increasing the reach and effectiveness of heat risk education and warning messaging 15 September 2022

IRAP-funded study provides new recommendations for increasing the reach and effectiveness of heat risk education and warning messaging

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.

NIHHIS & Extreme Heat Risk Initiative Research Results Webinar Series Launches on September 13 19 August 2022

NIHHIS & Extreme Heat Risk Initiative Research Results Webinar Series Launches on September 13

This webinar series will provide the first public look at early outcomes from the 5 Extreme Heat Risk Initiative awards currently underway as well as research outcomes focused on heat from across the CPO portfolio.

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