Studies & Analysis

Policy Program studies and analysis expand the knowledge base on which societal decisions rest.

 

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

Dates: October 17-18, 2013
Location: American Association for the Advancement of Science Building1200 New York Ave, NW
Healthcare facilities and services provide one of the underpinnings for a thriving community therefore it is important to ensure their resilience to high-impact weather.

Frameworks for Pricing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Frameworks for Pricing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Policy Objectives they Promote

A new approach to carbon pricing that emphasizes climate protection in all cases.  

 

Climate R&D in the 2014 Budget Request
Climate R&D in the 2014 Budget Request

Analysis of the President's priorities for climate science in FY-2014.

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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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Carbon Cycle Uncertainty and Climate Risk
Carbon Cycle Uncertainty and Climate Risk

Carbon Cycle Uncertainty Increases Climate Change Risks and Mitigation Challenges

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Satellite Navigation and Space Weather
Satellite Navigation and Space Weather

Vulnerability and resillience of Global Positioning System (GPS) in the face of space weather.

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Under the Weather
Under the Weather

Vulnerabilities to hospitals and to healthcare continuity from severe weather events.

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U.S. Federal Climate Policy: emission fees
U.S. Federal Climate Policy: Emission Fees

The advantages, disadvantages, design pricinples, and remaining needs for carbon fees. 

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Space Weather and Aviation
Space Weather and Aviation

The impact of space weather on aviation safety, economics, and operations.

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IEOS/GEOSS Implementation
IEOS/GEOSS Implementation

Challenges and opportunities in the design and implementation of a global earth observing system.

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Responding to Climate Predictions
Responding to Climate Predictions

To respond effectively to climate predictions that involve significant seasonal variations, governments also require appropriate policies governing public and private decisions – at the local, national, and international levels.

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Weather and Highway Safety
Weather and Highway Safety

Improving the safety and efficiency of the roads for the benefit of the traveling public.

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Hurricane Preparation & Response
Hurricane Preparation & Response

The policy changes needed to produce weather services, media communications, and emergency management decisions to optimize hurricane preparedness and response.

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