News and Opportunities

(Unless otherwise noted, all news pieces were written by Gyami Shrestha.)

2015

April, 2015

The draft USGCRP Special Assessment on Climate and Health is available for public review....

January, 2015

With over 370 participants, 77 talks and 254 posters presented in science, science policy and science communication sessions such as 'Carbon Management and Decision Support', 'North American Carbon Cycle en Route to COP-21 in Paris',....

A new goal to cut U.S. methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40–45% from 2012 levels by 2025....

2014

December, 2014

Global Approaches to Advance Interdisciplinary Earth Sciences, Coordinated carbon cycle research achievements and opportunities for innovation....

November, 2014

2025 Target to Cut U.S. Climate Pollution by 26-28% from 2005 Levels...

....quick-turnaround projects... recommended by the National Research Council in 2007...selected for NASA funding at a total cost of no more than $30 million over five years...airborne field campaigns will investigate how long-range air pollution, warming ocean waters, and fires in Africa affect our climate...

As products of the 2013 workshop sponsored by the U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program, these papers demonstrate convincingly that an integrated approach to urbanization and the carbon cycle is overdue....

The CCSSG is meeting with the CCIWG....

October, 2014

Overview of the USGCRP research enterprise and recent highlights that demonstrate how the Program is meeting the mandate of the Global Change Research Act and fulfilling its 2012–2021 Strategic Plan...

Foster climate-resilient lands and waters; Manage and enhance U.S. carbon sinks; Enhance community preparedness and resilience by utilizing and sustaining natural resources; Modernize Federal programs, investments, and delivery of services to build resilience and enhance sequestration of biological carbon....

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