Climate Program Office News

Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 NOAA Climate and Global Change Fellowship Program 14 September 2021

Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 NOAA Climate and Global Change Fellowship Program

Seeking the next generation of leaders in climate research! Applications are due January 7, 2022.

CPO, NOAA Sea Grant Announce New Green Infrastructure Project in Underserved Great Lakes Region Neighborhoods 14 September 2021

CPO, NOAA Sea Grant Announce New Green Infrastructure Project in Underserved Great Lakes Region Neighborhoods

This initiative is aimed at improving the resilience of vulnerable Great Lakes communities to the impacts of flooding through equitable and inclusive stormwater and floodplain management.

Study: Dry Future Likely Unavoidable for Southwest, But Reducing Greenhouse Gases Can Still Help 8 September 2021

Study: Dry Future Likely Unavoidable for Southwest, But Reducing Greenhouse Gases Can Still Help

For the past two decades, the southwestern United States has been desiccated by one of the most severe long-term droughts—or ‘megadroughts’—of the last 1,200 years. And now, scientists say the risk of similar extreme megadroughts and severe single-year droughts will increase in the future as Earth’s temperature continues to rise, according to a new study in Earth’s Future.

CPO Welcomes Dr. Eric Balaban, Climate and Health Policy Fellow 7 September 2021

CPO Welcomes Dr. Eric Balaban, Climate and Health Policy Fellow

Eric is currently training in the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Fellowship in Climate and Health Science Policy and will be collaborating with NOAA throughout this academic year.

Co-occurring California Droughts and Northeast Pacific Marine Heatwaves to Become Dramatically More Frequent, Study Says 7 September 2021

Co-occurring California Droughts and Northeast Pacific Marine Heatwaves to Become Dramatically More Frequent, Study Says

Results show the increasing frequency of these compound extremes is strongly driven by human-caused warming and drying trends.

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