News and Opportunities

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

2015

July, 2015

...to provide advice on sustained assessment activities and products, including engagement of stakeholders...Nominations deadline September 14, 2015.

The US Carbon Cycle Science Program is organizing a special session 'Carbon Cycle Science at the Frontier of Global Change: A Coordinated Effort Among Federal Agencies'.....

This memo outlines the Administration' s multi-agency science and technology priorities for formulating FY 2017 Budget submissions to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

June, 2015

An international effort to establish the mean carbon balance and change over the period 1990–2009 for all subcontinents and ocean basins....

'Despite the rapid growth in ocean acidification research, there are still many unanswered scientific and societal questions posed by coastal resource users and decision makers....'

The Scientific Steering Committee of the Global Carbon Project met in Oslo....

Abstracts informing and related to this Special Scientific Assessment of the Current Status and Opportunities in carbon cycle science across terrestrial, atmospheric and oceanic systems are requested....

May, 2015

The FY16 Our Changing Planet Report, a supplement to the President's budget, summarizes the USGCRP's advancements toward achieving its scientific goals, delivering on its Congressional mandate, supporting the President’s Climate Action Plan, and building a knowledge base that effectively informs human responses to global change....

Analyses of impacts, vulnerability, and adaptation responses will be framed by RCPs 8.5 and 4.5 as high- and low-emissions scenarios, respectively. Other scenarios (for example, RCP 2.6) will be included on an as-needed basis, such as in analyses of mitigation impacts.

The CCIWG will meet with the CCSSG for individual input on carbon cycle science needs and opportunities......

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