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WE-CAN Campaign Data Explores Chemical Evolution in Wildfire Plumes 30 September 2021

WE-CAN Campaign Data Explores Chemical Evolution in Wildfire Plumes

Modeling experiments and field campaign data shine a light on the factors determining chemical evolution in wildfire plumes.

New NOAA Report: Exceptional Southwest Drought Exacerbated by Human-Caused Warming 29 September 2021

New NOAA Report: Exceptional Southwest Drought Exacerbated by Human-Caused Warming

According to the report, the drought caused roughly $11.4–$23 billion in economic losses in 2020—including impacts from associated wildfires. Economic losses for 2021 will also be substantial, and the drought is expected to continue at least into next year.

NOAA and the State Department Sign Agreement to Support Vulnerable Small Island Communities 28 September 2021

NOAA and the State Department Sign Agreement to Support Vulnerable Small Island Communities

The newly formalized partnership will advance NOAA’s mission and, in parallel, provide critical technical support and scientific underpinnings for U.S. foreign policy, diplomacy, and national security endeavors related to climate.

RISA to Host Two Informational Webinars for 2022 Funding Opportunities 27 September 2021

RISA to Host Two Informational Webinars for 2022 Funding Opportunities

CPO’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program will host two webinars to facilitate improved understanding of the RISA Program and the 2022 Funding Opportunity. The webinars will review the basics of the four competitions and answer live questions from attendees. 

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit Launches New Section for the Northern Great Plains Region 22 September 2021

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit Launches New Section for the Northern Great Plains Region

The Northern Great Plains faces a number of climate hazards and these targeted resources can help communities across the region build climate resilience.

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