People who are interested in climate have a new source of maps and data on NOAA Climate.gov. The recently updated page at Climate.gov/maps-data offers easy-to-understand climate maps, a visual catalog of popular climate products, and instructional pages that cover the fundamentals of measuring climate variables and processing and using climate data.
Have you ever wanted to test your climate prediction skills against the experts’? Now you can! Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate.gov team released Climate Challenge, a new educational online game that invites players to learn more about climate science and to test their knowledge.
On October 22, Holdren (and staff) posted a “Call to Action” blog which was essentially the start of the climate education initiative. NOAA’s Climate Program Office in partnership with the Office of Education and the National Ocean Service worked with OSTP to develop the initiative and submitted a number of commitments released in the White House Factsheet (Released Dec. 3).