Policy Program

Weather, Water and Climate Day on Capitol Hill
Weather, Water and Climate Day on Capitol Hill

6-7 May, 2014

This opportunity for AMS members to learn about Congress and build relationships between AMS and Congressional offices will help ensure that Members of Congress and their staffs have access to the best available scientific information relating to weather, water and climate.

Summer Policy Colloquium
Summer Policy Colloquium

The AMS Summer Policy Colloquium is an intense, ten-day immersion in science policy. Participants tackle hands-on exercises, hear from dozens of prominent experts and forge strong professional networking connections. The Summer Policy Colloquium is a career-shaping experience.  March 31 Application Deadline

 

Earth Observations, Science and Services for the 21st Century
Earth Observations, Science and Services for the 21st Century

Earth observations, science, and services (OSS) are part of our critical infrastructure – a national asset that, if lost or degraded, will not meet future societal needs that span the whole of the national agenda.

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Climate Information Needs for Financial Decision Making
Climate Information Needs for Financial Decision Making

The implications of climate variability and change on near-term financial investments.

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Download Two-Page Summary

 
Climate Change in 7 Minutes
Climate Change in 7 Minutes

Video: Paul Higgins on the basics of climate change from his appearance on 24 Hours of Climate Reality.

About the Policy Program:

The Policy Program promotes understanding and use of science and services relating to weather, water, and climate. Our goal is to help the nation, and the world, avoid risks and realize opportunities associated with the Earth system.

 

Learn the Ropes

Whether you're new to the policy process or looking to brush up we can help you figure out the landscape.

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Get Involved

If you're looking for opportunities to engage the policy process, we've got a few opportunities to help get you on your way.

Stay Informed

Keep up on the latest policy developmens and activities though our studies, Hill briefings, and engagement activities. 

 

News and Announcements

Weather, Water and Climate Day on Capitol Hill
Weather, Water and Climate Day on Capitol Hill

6-7 May, 2014

This opportunity for AMS members to learn about Congress and build relationships between AMS and Congressional offices will help ensure that Members of Congress and their staffs have access to the best available scientific information relating to weather, water and climate.

Summer Policy Colloquium
Summer Policy Colloquium

The AMS Summer Policy Colloquium is an intense, ten-day immersion in science policy. Participants tackle hands-on exercises, hear from dozens of prominent experts and forge strong professional networking connections. The Summer Policy Colloquium is a career-shaping experience.  March 31 Application Deadline

 

Earth Observations, Science and Services for the 21st Century
Earth Observations, Science and Services for the 21st Century

Earth observations, science, and services (OSS) are part of our critical infrastructure – a national asset that, if lost or degraded, will not meet future societal needs that span the whole of the national agenda.

Download Report

Climate Information Needs for Financial Decision Making
Climate Information Needs for Financial Decision Making

The implications of climate variability and change on near-term financial investments.

Download Report

Download Two-Page Summary

 
Climate Change in 7 Minutes
Climate Change in 7 Minutes

Video: Paul Higgins on the basics of climate change from his appearance on 24 Hours of Climate Reality.