August 4, 2020

Join three heat experts to talk about how we map, monitor, and lessen the impacts of urban heat islands.

Thad Allen and Jane Lubchenco release two rehabilitated sea turtles back into the Gulf of Mexico from a small boat
March 30, 2020

Former NOAA administrator Jane Lubchenco discusses her family's history of women in science, the importance of mentorship, her solution to achieving work-life balance,  and how citizen science can help foster trust between scientists and stakeholders.

Passenger rail
January 23, 2014

There is great potential for the collective actions of many individuals worldwide to reduce global warming by making changes in their daily and annual activities that produce heat-trapping gases and aerosols.

Denver International Airport
January 23, 2014

Business leaders can evolve their business models to stay profitable while improving their energy efficiency, reducing their carbon emissions, and reducing their, and their climate-related risks.

MSV Nordica
January 23, 2014

Yes, there will probably be some short-term and long-term positive benefits from global warming, but  if a "business as usual" approach to emitting heat-trapping gases is maintained at the present rate, or faster, then the negative costs and impacts of global warming are very likely to far outweigh the positive benefits over the course of this century

Women standing in front of a car that has a temperature sensor clipped to the passenger window
July 24, 2019

With specially designed sensors mounted on their own cars, volunteers in each city will drive pre-planned routes, recording heat and humidity as they go. Scientists will stitch their results into a detailed map showing the hottest parts of each city. 

November 26, 2018

Farmers in southern Idaho pair up with NOAA-funded scientists to become more resilient to the basin's wide swings in snowpack, runoff, and groundwater recharge—today and in a warmer future. 

[Photo] Family surveys storm damage
August 15, 2017

Using lessons from past hurricanes, a Massachusetts town safeguards its water supply and prepares its residents for a future that includes more intense weather.

[Photo] Smoke from North Fork fire, 2012.
August 15, 2017

Where the threat of wildfires is rising, HEPA filters and air scrubbers installed for protection against pandemics can also provide climate resilience by protecting hospitals from smoke. 

July 17, 2017

Heat waves bring some level of discomfort to nearly everyone. When excessive heat catches vulnerable populations off guard, that discomfort can advance to illness and even death. Public health officials in Minnesota are working to protect people in both rural and urban settings.

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