Society and Environment

Every day, communities and businesses across the nation are grappling with environmental challenges due to unusual or extreme climate and weather conditions. In 2011 and 2012, the United States experienced 25 climate-  and weather-related disasters in each of which damages exceeded $1 billion (over $115 billion in total damages) and claimed 1,019 lives.  

You want relevant, actionable climate science information that you can use to help your community prepare.  We can help.  Click on a category of interest in the column to the right to browse relevant datasets, tools, reports, and professional development opportunities.