Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

New Interactive Tool: Water Utilities and Climate 23 September 2020

New Interactive Tool: Water Utilities and Climate

A background on the effects of climate on stormwater and wastewater services

Called a story map, the interactive tool provides a background on stormwater and wastewater services for decision makers, scientists, and others working with or providing climate information and data for water utilities.

MERT Hosts Successful Virtual Focus Group Identifying West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries Climate Science Needs 22 September 2020

MERT Hosts Successful Virtual Focus Group Identifying West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries Climate Science Needs

Participants identified rising ocean temperatures, ocean acidification, deoxygenation, harmful algal blooms, extreme events, and the ability to predict and project these changes at scales meaningful to sanctuaries as the most pressing needs.

New Book Features CPO-Funded Research in Arctic Climate Change, Variability, and Extremes Chapter 14 September 2020

New Book Features CPO-Funded Research in Arctic Climate Change, Variability, and Extremes Chapter

The chapter walks readers through an overview of amplified warming in the Arctic, discussing a variety of processes in the climate system contributing to the warming.

CPO/IRAP-Funded Researchers Hold Training and Stakeholder Engagement on New Disease Monitoring and Forecasting Tool 1 September 2020

CPO/IRAP-Funded Researchers Hold Training and Stakeholder Engagement on New Disease Monitoring and Forecasting Tool

Researchers funded by CPO's Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI) Division utilize partnerships and engagement activities to develop knowledge and decision support tools that can better address the risk management needs of specific sectors and stakeholders.

CPO/IRAP supported study shows potential for climate forecasts to predict infectious disease outbreaks 25 August 2020

CPO/IRAP supported study shows potential for climate forecasts to predict infectious disease outbreaks

Results show that both the onset and size of the 2018 dengue outbreak in Réunion island could have been accurately predicted two weeks in advance, with some accuracy three to four weeks in advance — enough time for enhanced preparedness measures.

RSS
First567891011121314Last

CPO HEADQUARTERS

1315 East-West Highway Suite 100
Silver Spring, MD 20910

ABOUT US

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.