Investigators from the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP), a NOAA RISA team, contribute to published article assessing impacts of the February 2021 South-Central US Arctic outbreak 15 July 2022

Investigators from the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP), a NOAA RISA team, contribute to published article assessing impacts of the February 2021 South-Central US Arctic outbreak

This work highlights the synoptic conditions that caused the February 2021 South-Central US Arctic outbreak, place it in a climatological perspective, and recommend how climate services can help reduce impacts like this in future freeze events.

New Report Funded through IRAP and RISA on the Intersection of Climate Change, Health, and Migration 15 July 2022

New Report Funded through IRAP and RISA on the Intersection of Climate Change, Health, and Migration

This effort, jointly supported by IRAP and RISA, explores the nexus of climate change, health, and migration in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and provides a better understanding of these relationships to inform research and policy agendas that build resilience and adaptive capacity at home and abroad.

Investigators from Pacific RISA, a NOAA RISA team, Publish Article on Accelerating Climate Change Adaptive Capacity Through Regional Sustained Assessment and Evaluation in Hawai‘i 8 July 2022

Investigators from Pacific RISA, a NOAA RISA team, Publish Article on Accelerating Climate Change Adaptive Capacity Through Regional Sustained Assessment and Evaluation in Hawai‘i

The study, published in the Journal of Frontiers in Climate, provided results that are transferable to other regions and scales. Sustained and collaborative regional climate assessments like this one can serve a key function in complementing major national and international assessments, by translating and more effectively targeting information to meet local needs in support of regional climate adaptation and policy making.

MARISA, a NOAA RISA team, releases Spring 2022 Mid-Atlantic Regional Climate Impacts Summary and Outlook 1 July 2022

MARISA, a NOAA RISA team, releases Spring 2022 Mid-Atlantic Regional Climate Impacts Summary and Outlook

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (MARISA) Seasonal Climate Impacts Summary and Outlook is a quarterly series specifically designed to support policymakers, practitioners, residents, and community leaders in the Mid-Atlantic by serving as a data and information resource that is tailored to the region.

CPO’s RISA Hosted Panel and Poster Sessions at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference 23 June 2022

CPO’s RISA Hosted Panel and Poster Sessions at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference

RISA organized a panel and a poster session at the Global Council for Science and the Environment 2022 Annual Conference which took place virtually from June 21-24th. The sessions explored examples of transformative change that RISA teams have accomplished in their regions, as well as some of the recent innovative approaches RISA has taken to address climate adaptation.

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