Climate Risk Areas Initiative News

Redesigned Climate.gov puts power of climate data in users' hands 23 May 2013

Redesigned Climate.gov puts power of climate data in users' hands

Today, NOAA unveiled a new and improved version of Climate.gov, a one-stop web resource for information about our changing climate from NOAA and agencies across the federal government. Climate.gov upgrades include expanded content and simplifying access to new data tools, imagery, educational resources and more.
MAPP Webinar 14 May 2013

MAPP Webinar

The NOAA CPO Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections (MAPP) program hosted a webinar on Tuesday, June 11 titled "Tropical Climate Extremes".

IRI Scientists Collaborate with Health Experts on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate-Sensitive Diseases 7 May 2013

IRI Scientists Collaborate with Health Experts on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate-Sensitive Diseases

Scientists at the International Research Institute for Climate Society (IRI) research ways to mitigate the effects of current transmission and future changes of such diseases as participants in the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Early Warning Systems for Malaria and other Climate Sensitive Diseases.
New Assessment Outlines Unique Challenges Climate Instability Poses to Southwest 6 May 2013

New Assessment Outlines Unique Challenges Climate Instability Poses to Southwest

In an era of increasing climate instability, the southwestern region in the United States faces strained water resources, greater prevalence of tree-killing pests and potentially significant alterations of agricultural infrastructure. Such threats and challenges, as well as others, are detailed in the Assessment of Climate Change in the Southwest United States, a new book published by Island Press. 

 

 

 

6 May 2013

BAMS Article on the Drought Task Force

A Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society has been posted as a short piece on NOAA's Drought Task Force.
RSS
First311312313314315316317318319320Last

CPO HEADQUARTERS

1315 East-West Highway Suite 100
Silver Spring, MD 20910

ABOUT US

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.