CAP/RISA News

ACCAP, a NOAA CAP/RISA, awards small grants to four statewide and regional non-profit organizations 2 December 2022

ACCAP, a NOAA CAP/RISA, awards small grants to four statewide and regional non-profit organizations

The Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP), a NOAA CAP/RISA team, has awarded small grants to four statewide and regional non-profit organizations to enhance capacity for resilience and climate adaptation in Alaska Native communities.

CCRUN, a NOAA CAP/RISA team, presents a webinar titled “The Passive House Network: a building methodology for drastically reducing energy use and climate warming emissions in the built environment.” 2 December 2022

CCRUN, a NOAA CAP/RISA team, presents a webinar titled “The Passive House Network: a building methodology for drastically reducing energy use and climate warming emissions in the built environment.”

The Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast’s (CCRUN), a NOAA CAP/RISA team, invites Ken Levenson, Executive Director of The Passive House, to discuss their dedication to sustainable building development and reduction of energy use and climate warming emissions in the build environment.

CLIMAS, a NOAA CAP/RISA team, records Southwest (SW) Climate Podcast on regional weather/transition events 2 December 2022

CLIMAS, a NOAA CAP/RISA team, records Southwest (SW) Climate Podcast on regional weather/transition events

The Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS), a NOAA CAP/RISA team, publishes the November episode of the SW Climate Podcast, “Checking in on the Extended Transition Season.”

Climate Program Office staff contribute to new report on Nature-Based Solutions published for the National Climate Task Force 10 November 2022

Climate Program Office staff contribute to new report on Nature-Based Solutions published for the National Climate Task Force

The Biden-Harris Administration released the Nature-Based Solutions Roadmap, an outline of strategic recommendations to put America on a path that will unlock the full potential of nature-based solutions to address climate change, nature loss, and inequity. This marks the first time the U.S. has developed a strategy to scale up nature-based solutions.

Carolinas CAP/RISA Researchers Featured in PBS NC's State of Change Series 10 November 2022

Carolinas CAP/RISA Researchers Featured in PBS NC's State of Change Series

Carolinas CAP/RISA researchers were featured prominently in PBS NC's State of Change series for their research on urban heat and sunny day flooding in North Carolina communities.

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