American Meteorological Society


Policy Program

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 developments and activities though our studies, Hill briefings, and engagement activities. 


News and Announcements

Research to Operations Survey
Research to Operations Survey

This eight question survey is designed to solicit feedback based on your professional experience of how the research-to-operations process works within the weather, water, and climate community

How to Deal with Climate Change
How to Deal with Climate Change

Climate Change is a complex and contentious public issue, but the risk-management options available to us are straightforward and have well-characterized strengths and weaknesses, as described in this article in Physics Today.

Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill
Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill

26-27 February, 2015
The purpose of the visits is to provide Members of Congress the best possible access to scientific information on climate science when making policy decisions. This non-partisan event, organized by the Climate Science Working Group (CSWG), does not subscribe to any particular policy or course of action.

Climate Change Risk Management
Climate Change Risk Management

This study identifies potential policy responses to climate change and explores their strengths and weaknesses.


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