President Obama Mentions U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit While Touring National Hurricane Center 5 June 2015

President Obama Mentions U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit While Touring National Hurricane Center

In a visit to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida, President Barack Obama lauded the CPO-led Climate Resilience Toolkit, a key part of his Climate Action Plan.
CPO to brief Hill staff on CPO programs and efforts 15 April 2015

CPO to brief Hill staff on CPO programs and efforts

CPO Director Wayne Higgins and Roger Pulwarty are scheduled to participate in a Climate Program Office “Day on the Hill” on Tuesday, April 21.
U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit nominated for Webby Awards 14 April 2015

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit nominated for Webby Awards

The International Academy of the Digital Arts & Sciences has chosen the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit--an initiative led by NOAA's Climate Program Office--as one of five nominees for the annual Webby Awards for online excellence. We are nominated in the 'Green' category. If you're a fan of our site, please consider voting for us.

David Legler leads service project for Charlottesville school 3 April 2015

David Legler leads service project for Charlottesville school

Dr David Legler, of CPO's Climate Observation Division, recently led a service project for North Branch School during a break for his 4-week Leadership Development course "Leadership for a Democratic Society" at the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA.

NOAA unveils Climate Challenge: an interactive game to build and test climate knowledge 24 March 2015

NOAA unveils Climate Challenge: an interactive game to build and test climate knowledge

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.

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