Includes policy, mitigation, adaptation, risk management, personal responsibility

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.

Pattern in coral
January 23, 2014

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. From the surface of the sun to the bottom of the ocean, NOAA advances scientific understanding of Earth's environment, climate, and weather.

[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.

April 18, 2017

Faced with the potential of a large expense related to water quality, Maine's Portland Water District had two investment choices: conservation or concrete.

April 10, 2017

In Africa, famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan while other areas in Somalia and Nigeria are highly food insecure. But the reasons go beyond climate factors. 

March 7, 2017

After facing 5 years of drought in 15 years, partners in Washington’s Yakima River Basin developed a new water plan that aims to make farms, fish, and families in the region more resilient to climate variability and change.

December 28, 2016
Trees within a city can help reduce urban heat, control stormwater, and provide habitat to local wildlife. As climate conditions change, a Chicago group is working to enhance the reilience of the city's urban forest.

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