Climate and Health Assessment
On April 4, 2016, the White House released a report titled The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. This assessment provides public health decision-makers at every level of government with more definitive and, where possible, quantitative assessments of the national burden of health impacts projected under climate change. The report concludes that climate change is a significant threat to the health of the American people, exacerbating existing health threats and creating new challenges.
NCICS/CICS-NC staff working at NOAA NCEI’s Assessments Technical Support Unit provided extensive support for the development, content, and delivery of this important report. Read more…
Seasonal and regional variations in extreme precipitation event frequency using CMIP5
Climate models are central to our ability to predict and adapt to the major long-term weather and climate changes that […]
Measure Locally, Respond Globally—A Conference for Journalists
Journalists covering the environment, science, data analytics, and related fields are invited to attend “Measure Locally, Respond Globally,” a two-day […]
Thanks to Matthew McDaniel of Counter Culture Coffee for a fascinating talk at The Collider on how climate change is affecting coffee production…
CICS-NC’s Jesse Bell is interviewed in a story by Asheville’s WCQS Western North Carolina Public Radio on how climate change is affecting human..