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…
State Climate Summaries Released
In response to growing demands for state-level information on the assessment of climate change, NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information […]
On the Link between Tropical Cyclones and Daily Rainfall Extremes Derived from Global Satellite Observations
Understanding the frequency and intensity of extreme precipitation events in relation to tropical cyclones is critical to the development of […]