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CPO's RISA Program Announces New FY21 Funding Opportunities 11 November 2020

CPO's RISA Program Announces New FY21 Funding Opportunities

The Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program supports the development of knowledge, expertise, and abilities of decision makers to plan and prepare for climate variability and change. Through this announcement, CPO is seeking applications for two competitions in FY21: 1) a competition for regional RISA teams in nine U.S. regions, and 2) a competition for collaborative planning activities in the Southeast and U.S. Caribbean.

Programs: RISA

LOIs Deadline: December 9, 2020| Full applications for Competition 2: February 8, 2021 | Full applications for Competition 1: February 16, 2021

CPO's RISA Program Announces New FY22 Funding Opportunities 21 September 2021

CPO's RISA Program Announces New FY22 Funding Opportunities

In FY22, approximately $5.86 million will be available for approximately 16 new awards pending budget appropriation.Most awards will be at a funding level between $1,000,000 and $1,180,000 for Competitions 1 & 2, $100,000 per year for competition 3, and $150,000 per year for competition 4..

Programs: RISA

LOIs Deadline: October 19, 2021 | Full applications: January 11, 2022

USGCRP Social Science Coordinating Committee Debuts Seminar Series on Food, Culture, and Climate 17 September 2021

USGCRP Social Science Coordinating Committee Debuts Seminar Series on Food, Culture, and Climate

This seminar series explores the role of culture in understanding climate impacts on a variety of food systems as well as its potential for effectively building resilience and adaptive management.

Alaska RISA Team Members to Lead Arctic Climate Change Course 24 August 2021

Alaska RISA Team Members to Lead Arctic Climate Change Course

“Climate Change in Arctic Environments” will develop participants’ general understanding of climate change in the circumpolar arctic by investigating atmospheric systems, marine systems, terrestrial systems, and human systems.

Study Describes Ocean Carbon Sequestration Method for Achieving Negative Emissions 17 August 2021

Study Describes Ocean Carbon Sequestration Method for Achieving Negative Emissions

The method could be an addition to the toolbox of negative emission technologies that could help society meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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Dr. Ariela Zycherman
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