More than 10 CPO staff, research team members, and interns will attend and present and lead sessions focused on climate topics relevant to CPO’s mission at the American Meteorological Society 104th Annual Meeting.
The urban heat island mapping program was showcased at the White House Demo Day on November 7th, where President Biden learned about the CPO housed program.
CAP/RISA funding was critical in launching Ladd Keith’s successful career in heat governance.
CPO entered an informal MOA with FEMA’s Office of Response and Recovery to develop national-level guidance to FEMA officials.
Biden-Harris Administration announces $5 million funding opportunity to help communities address extreme heat through Investing in America Agenda
Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA announced a $5 million funding opportunity through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to help communities address extreme heat, which is growing in intensity due to the climate crisis and affecting millions of Americans.
In FY24, NIHHIS is offering funding opportunities under 2 competitions to expand creation and implementation of actionable, place-based climate information for community heat resilience by creating new NIHHIS Centers of Excellence.
This meeting is part of the beginning of DOT engaging with NIHHIS and working more closely with NOAA on climate tools and resources for heat resilience.
The NIHHIS Heat Safety social media campaign is a federal collaboration on heat communication to raise awareness about the risk of extreme heat, and to provide audiences with information about preparedness and actions to take to prevent heat-related illnesses and death.