Last year, the U.S. launched the President's Emergency Plan for Adaptation and Resilience, or PREPARE. NOAA’s contributions to the PREPARE initiative were highlighted at the recent COP27 in Egypt.
The Biden-Harris Administration released the Nature-Based Solutions Roadmap, an outline of strategic recommendations to put America on a path that will unlock the full potential of nature-based solutions to address climate change, nature loss, and inequity. This marks the first time the U.S. has developed a strategy to scale up nature-based solutions.
Carolinas CAP/RISA researchers were featured prominently in PBS NC's State of Change series for their research on urban heat and sunny day flooding in North Carolina communities.
CPO’s Adaptation Sciences Program will lead a U.S. Center side event highlighting two international partnerships, the Local2030 Islands Network and the Renewable Energy for Latin America and the Caribbean (RELAC) initiative, as well as their U.S. Federal Agency and international partners, working towards ambitious and necessary net-zero and climate resilience goals during COP27.
CPO’s Adaptation Sciences Program will support NOAA Administrator Dr. Rick Spinrad’s participation in an event on international partnerships for blue carbon at COP27.
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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