The study demonstrates the value of fostering scientist-stakeholder relationships in catalyzing collaborative public health efforts.
The authors found that an otherwise moderate drought in the western United States was made into the most severe drought of the last 500 years and that our warming climate is playing a key role.
Water reserved in mountain snowpack plays a major role in seasonal water cycles and currently supplies water to an estimated two billion people.
The workshop sought to simulate the state drought monitoring and response process, identify gaps in existing processes and prioritize follow-up actions, and increase awareness of participants’ roles and responsibilities for drought response and planning within their agencies and organizations.
The program aims to strengthen for-profit climate service providers’ competencies for using and building upon the climate data, information, services, and strategies that have been developed primarily by the public and non-profit sectors.
Americans’ health, security and economic wellbeing are tied to climate and weather. Every day, we see communities grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme events related to climate and weather.
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