The collaboratively built tool helps answer the common question asked of Alaskan climatologists: has it been particularly hot/cold lately?
As NOAA promotes green and natural infrastructure, it is helpful to understand the specific arrangements that provide co-benefits to communities.
The effects of climate variability and change pose numerous threats to America’s agricultural industry, much of which is located in the southeastern United States.
Climate risks pose a particular set of challenges to electrical utilities, who must manage the direct impacts of climate and weather, in addition to considering how related effects might propagate through networks of interconnected social and environmental risks.
Since 2011, Suicide Basin—a partly glacierized basin of the Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska—has released annual glacier lake outburst floods, called Jökulhlaups by icelanders and glaciologists, which cause flooding and erosion that endanger lives and damage nearby homes and infrastructure.
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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