The Climate Program Office’s Alaska RISA team (Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy), in partnership with the International Arctic Research Center and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, has released a new report, Alaska’s Changing Environment, documenting recent observed profound changes in the environment related to extreme weather events and deviations from the historical climate.
In a new blog post, the project team provides insight to the value of close engagement with climate information user communities.
The RISA-supported research examines changes in the variability of snowpack conditions between years, for historical and future climate scenarios.
The funding supports the American Society of Adaptation Professions in two new projects developing private sector capacity and preparing for in-bound climate migration in the Great Lakes.
Dr. Ashley Ward (Carolinas RISA) discussed the relationship between high heat days and preterm births in North Carolina.
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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