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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

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 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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Agricultural Runoff and Water Quality
Agricultural Runoff and Water Quality

Capitol Hill Briefing

October 21st, 3pm

How agricultural runoff contributes to "dead zones" and harmful algal blooms in coastal and inland waters, the importance of weather and climate factors, and what the agricultural community can do to help improve water quality.

A Prescription for the 21st Century: Improving Resilience to High-Impact Weather for Healthcare Facilities and Services
A Prescription for the 21st Century: Improving Resilience to High-Impact Weather for Healthcare Facilities and Services

A risk management framework to increase the resilience of healthcare facilities and services to high-impact weather events.

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