On March 15th, the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA), a CPO RISA team, published new guidance developed with and for practitioners in the region to increase the usability of climate information needed in adaptation planning. “A Practitioner’s Guide to Climate Model Scenarios” is written for those already using or wanting to use future climate information in their work, but who are not familiar with the underlying assumptions and choices surrounding climate data. The choice of representative concentration pathways (RCPs) and shared socioeconomic pathways (SSPs) are critical to using climate projections to make decisions, however, where these scenarios come from and what they mean is complex but necessary to understand.

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