The Simple Planning Tool for Texas Climate Hazards, previously available in Oklahoma and Arkansas, assists planners, emergency managers, and decision makers in Texas who are assessing their long-term climate risks, both historically and in the future.
The study reveals that weather patterns are changing in a way that enhances wildfire hazard in California, while the frequency of weather patterns linked to historical floods is not diminishing. These changes exhibit the rising hazards of weather extremes in California’s present and future.
The NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral Fellowship Program held a successful 2022 Summer Institute, fostering collaboration and idea sharing to improve research and actionable science.
Beginning on August 24th, this webinar series aims to increase awareness of at-risk populations that are typically overlooked and overburdened by extreme heat, create a space for discussions about vulnerability in a judgment free environment, and collect and share resources and ideas for addressing heat risk.
On July 26th, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) launched a new portal, Heat.gov, to provide the public and community decision makers with clear, timely, and science-based information to understand and reduce the health risks of extreme heat.
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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