Search Results

5818 results

Search by Keyword

 

 

Organization

Pennsylvania State Climatologist

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist offers a variety of services to all residents as well as commercial and industrial interests. Reconstruction of weather events, seasonal weather summaries, professional analysis of natural disasters, and archived temperature and precipitation are some of the services provided.   Reestablished in 1994, the state climate office of Pennsylvania is commissioned by the Penn State University College of Earth and Mineral Sciences to serve residents of the Commonwealth.

 

 

Organization

Post Carbon Institute

The Post Carbon Institute's mission is to provide individuals, communities, businesses, and governments with the resources needed to understand and respond to the interrelated economic, energy, environmental, and equity crises that define the 21st century - envisioning a world of resilient communities and re-localized economies that thrive within ecological bounds. 

 

 

Organization

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

PIK addresses crucial scientific questions in the fields of global change, climate impacts and sustainable development. Researchers from the natural and social sciences work together to generate interdisciplinary insights and to provide sound information for decision making. PIK's main methodologies are systems and scenarios analysis, modeling, computer simulation, and data integration.

 

 

Organization

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. They inform public policy in California through independent, objective, nonpartisan research. PPIC has published a series of reports to address climate change in the state and for specific sectors, such as coastal, ecosystems, and public health, which have broader geographic applicability. .

 

 

Organization

Purdue Climate Change Research Center (PCCRC)

The Purdue Climate Change Research Center's (PCCRC) mission is to increase scientific and public understanding of the causes and impacts of climate change through fundamental research and effective education and outreach. The overarching goals are to understand the causes and consequences of climate change, improve predictive models to project future climate conditions, and inform on-going state, national, and international policy discussions on climate change, including mitigation and adaptation strategies.

 

 

Organization

ReLocate Kivalina

In Northwest Alaska, the isolated whaling community of Kivalina, home to around 400 people, is facing imminent relocation due to rising sea levels and melting permafrost - the village is approaching total inundation. For a host of reasons, previous relocation efforts in Kivalina are stalled, leaving the community looking for alternatives. ReLocate is a group of social artists from around the world working with a group of delegates from Kivalina to initiate a new, community-led and culturally specific relocation.

 

 

Organization

Resilience Alliance

The Resilience Alliance (RA) is a research organization comprised of scientists and practitioners from many disciplines who collaborate to explore the dynamics of social-ecological systems. The body of knowledge developed by the RA, encompasses key concepts of resilience, adaptability and transformability and provides a foundation for sustainable development policy and practice.

 

 

Organization

Resilient Communities for America

Resilient Communities for America (RC4A) is a national campaign that supports the leadership of local elected officials who are building more resilient communities - communities that can recover from extreme weather, energy, and economic challenges.

 

 

Organization

Resources for the Future (RFF)

RFF's domestic adaptation program is focused on policy research, with the goal of developing effective federal, state, and local policy options aimed at adapting to the likely impacts of climate change.

 

 

Organization

Partnership for Energy Sector Climate Resilience

The Partnership for Energy Sector Climate Resilience is an initiative seeking to improve energy infrastructure resilience to effects of climate change. The Department of Energy provides information and technical assistance to power utility partners who agree to assess climate vulnerabilities and pursue resilience strategies. Another element of the Partnership involves power utilities sharing information from climate resilience activities, and the DOE providing national recognition to these activities.