On January 29th, the founders of USGCRP received a Lifetime Achievement Award at Building Climate Solutions, a conference organized by the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched seven regionally-located Climate Hubs to act as data repositories and offer the practical, science-based tools and strategies that agricultural producers need to adapt to climate change.
An upcoming engagement workshop will focus on the rollout of and sustained engagement strategy for the Third National Climate Assessment, expected to be released this spring.
This notice sets forth the schedule of a forthcoming meeting of the DoC NOAA National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC).
The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) held its Winter Meeting in Washington, DC, on January 8-10, 2014. The meeting featured a breakout session on the Global Change Information System (GCIS) under development at USGCRP.
On January 1, the State Department submitted the 2014 U.S. Climate Action Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report details actions that the U.S. is taking domestically and internationally to address climate change.
What does the future of climate look like where you live? For the first time, maps and summaries of temperature and precipitation projections for the 21st century are accessible at a county-by-county level, thanks to a website developed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in collaboration with the College of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.
In the latest step under his Climate Action Plan, President Obama signed a Memorandum on December 5th directing the Federal Government to consume 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020—more than double the current level.
US CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability Program) has released a new Science Plan outlining its research goals and strategies for the next 15 years.
As part of President Obama's Climate Action Plan, the Administration recently announced an interagency National Drought Resilience Partnership to help communities better prepare for future droughts and reduce the impact of drought events on livelihoods and the economy.