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Building climate and coastal resilience in the OBX

This story originally appeared on Climate.gov's sister site, the United States. Climate Resilience Toolkit.  Nags Head can't ignore the rising sea Dare County, in North Carolina’s Outer Banks—known colloquially as "the OBX"—is a dynamic barrier…

Climate & French fries

Established in 1960, The Original Hot Dog Shop served generations of students and locals near the University of Pittsburgh. Named for its hot dogs, “The O,” as it was often called, was arguably better known for its fries. Cooked twice in…

The Weather and Climate Toolkit

Making climate and weather data manageable Visualizing data makes it easier to understand exactly how an extreme weather event affected people’s lives, livelihoods, and property and how those things can be affected in the future.  …

Global climate summary for January 2024

Highlights Temperatures were above average over much of the globe, but the eastern United States, most of Europe and a few other areas were cooler than average.  There is a 22% chance that 2024 will be the warmest year in NOAA, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s…

The Legacy of Dr. George Washington Carver

Dr. George Washington Carver has been largely known as “The Peanut Man” due to his involvement in seminal research of 325 uses for peanuts. However, he was also a prolific agricultural scientist and inventor who thrived in the fields of…

In Loving Memory of Stewart Carrera – Climate Program Office

Our dear friend and distinguished colleague Stewart Amatus Carrera passed away on January 23, 2024. While we, his NOAA, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Program Office (CPO) family, are deeply saddened by his passing and miss him sorely, we are also celebrating…

Three ways tourism can support climate adaptation

On Global Tourism Resilience Day, we highlight three ways that tourism can channel investments to help vulnerable communities and ecosystems build resilience and adapt to climate change.From sandy beaches to snow-covered mountains, several…

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