National Strategy Proposed to Respond to Climate Change's Impacts on Fish, Wildlife, Plants 30 January 2012

National Strategy Proposed to Respond to Climate Change's Impacts on Fish, Wildlife, Plants

In partnership with state, tribal, and federal agency partners, the Obama Administration has released the first draft national strategy to help decision makers and resource managers prepare for and help reduce the impacts of climate change on species, ecosystems, and the people and economies that depend on them.
National Climate Assessment Societal Indicators Report Released 30 January 2012

National Climate Assessment Societal Indicators Report Released

In April 2011, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) co-hosted a workshop on Climate Change Impacts and Responses: Societal Indicators for the National Climate Assessment. 

Colorado mountain hail may disappear in a warmer future 10 January 2012

Colorado mountain hail may disappear in a warmer future

Summertime hail could all but disappear from the eastern flank of Colorado's Rocky Mountains by 2070, according to a new modeling study by scientists from NOAA and several other institutions.
Dr. Lubchenco and Colleagues Emphasize International Collaboration on Climate Services in Coastal and Oceanic Sectors 5 January 2012

Dr. Lubchenco and Colleagues Emphasize International Collaboration on Climate Services in Coastal and Oceanic Sectors

In a recently published article, NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and co-authors, Dr. Laura Petes (Ecosystem Science Advisor in the NOAA Climate Program Office) and Thomas R. Karl (Director of NOAA's National Climatic Data Center), discuss how NOAA is addressing the growing demand for climate information in coastal and oceanic sectors. 

CPO Supports Workshop Focused on Vulnerability and Adaptation to Extreme Events in California 30 December 2011

CPO Supports Workshop Focused on Vulnerability and Adaptation to Extreme Events in California

Workshop convenes a team of disciplinary and multi-disciplinary experts to discuss extreme weather-related events in California, and their impacts on different sectors of the economy such as energy, public health, agriculture, coastal resources, and ecosystems.
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