A CPO-led effort to improve municipal planning convened experts and representatives from various federal agencies, NGOs, and regional and local entities in Washington, D.C. and Chicago.
WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 // 1PM-3PM CT
This interactive webinar will report the results from a NOAA-Sectoral Applications Research Program (SARP) grant and has been selected to help inform end-users within the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS).
TO REGISTER: http://drought.unl.edu/Registration.aspx?eventid=726
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. In 2011, the United States experienced a record high number (14) of climate- and weather-related disasters where overall costs reached or exceeded $1 billion. Combined, these events claimed 670 lives, caused more than 6,000 injuries, and cost $55 billion in damages. Businesses, policy leaders, resource managers and citizens are increasingly asking for information to help them address such challenges.
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