extreme weather

State of Colorado Launches Innovative New Resiliency and Recovery Resources

By Rob Pressly, Colorado Resiliency and Recovery Office

The Colorado Resiliency and Recovery Office, and C3WE partner, is pleased to announce the release of three new recovery and resiliency resources.

ICNet Experts Work to Address Climate Extremes and Pressing Infrastructure Issues

by Jennifer Jacobs and Jo Daniels, University of New Hampshire

The Infrastructure and Climate Network (ICNet) is a network of transportation infrastructure researchers, practitioners, and climate scientists based in the U.S. Northeast. Its mission is to provide actionable climate change data needed to advance infrastructure research and adaptation.

Seasonal climate impact prediction

By James Done, C3WE Science Lead and Willis Research Fellow

This guest blog is reproduced with kind permission from Willis. The original post can be found here in Willis Wire November 2014.

We couldn’t possibly have anticipated Hurricane Sandy in advance of the season, or could we?

In Louisiana, there is no room for Complacency

By Greg Holland, C3WE Director NCAR

A decade after Katrina, New Orleans has regrouped and more than recovered. The levee protections are back stronger and reinforced, and pumps have been refurbished and made safe from flooding. Reports from the area indicate a new thriving culture that has built on their colorful history and are adding a new age of entrepreneurial activity. The city is buzzing and life is good.

But how safe is the city? And what of the surrounding communities?

Urban Climate Adaptation Tool

By Jack Fellows, Director, Climate Change Science Institute 

El Niño que gritó ¡El lobo, el lobo!

By James Done, NCAR.

California is basking in 90degree heat this February while the Eastern Seaboard shivers through winter’s grip. This is not what the U.S. normally expects from El Niño. Is El Niño crying wolf?

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