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  • inspires cutting-edge research and collaboration.
  • advances understanding of the current and future state of the climate.
  • engages with business, academia, government, and the public to enhance decision making.


Climate and Health Assessment

On April 4, 2016, the White House released a report titled The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment. This assessment provides public health decision-makers at every level of government with more definitive and, where possible, quantitative assessments of the national burden of health impacts projected under climate change. The report concludes that climate change is a significant threat to the health of the American people, exacerbating existing health threats and creating new challenges.

NCICS/CICS-NC staff working at NOAA NCEI’s Assessments Technical Support Unit provided extensive support for the development, content, and delivery of this important report. Read more…