Nancy Beller-Simms, the program manager of the NOAA Sectoral Applications Research program participated in a Senate Committee roundtable event on July 18, 2013.
A newly released case study explores the wide-reaching impacts of four consecutive extreme weather events in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin (ACF) in Georgia, which cost taxpayers millions of dollars in damaged infrastructure, homes, and businesses and threatened water supply for ecological, agricultural, energy, and urban water users.
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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