On 29 March 2011, the White House announced that Dr. Thomas Armstrong will be the new Director of the newly created USGCRP National Coordination Office.
The Department of Commerce and NOAA are pleased to announce the publication of "National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations and Notice of Meeting."
The National Climate Assessment Knowledge Management Workshop report (September 2010) and the Regional and Sectoral Workshop report (November 2010) are now available for download.
Feb 4, 2011
International, Extreme Events, Adaptation
The United States Global Change Research Program, in cooperation with the Department of State, request expert review of the Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Jan 31, 2011
Since 1989, the annual report from the USGCRP, Our Changing Planet, has been submitted to Congress by the Federal agencies charged with coordinated research on global change .
Dec 22, 2010
The U. S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) is developing anew decadal strategic plan in compliance with the terms of the Global Change Research Act (GCRA) of 1990.
Dec 22, 2010
The Department of Energy has unveiled a new site on energy literacy.
Nov 4, 2010
Physical Climate, Modeling, Water Resources, Land Use & Land Cover
Announcing the next installment of "Climate Conversations," USGCRP's monthly seminar/webinar series, presented by Dr. Jeffrey S. Deems, and Dr. Thomas H. Painter.
Oct 19, 2010
On October 14, 2010, the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Taskforce released a progress report which outlines recommendations to President Obama for how Federal Agency policies and programs can better prepare the United States to respond to the impacts of climate change.
Oct 12, 2010
Water Resources, Adaptation
The EPA National Water Program has released an update to its Response to Climate Change Strategy.The original 2008 Strategy included 44 "Key Actions" to be undertaken during 2008 and 2009.