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Do you find climate data confusing? If so, you're not alone!
IGIS is pleased to co-host a webinar on Thursday January 23, 2020 at 12:30pm on an Introduction to Climate Data with our colleagues at Cal-Adapt. Join us online to hear about:
- Introductory concepts that are important for using climate data
- Common climate change scenarios
- Climate models and downscaling
- Climate variables, including how they can be used for planning
- Show how Cal-Adapt can be used to access, display, aggregate, and download basic climate change data
- Support and resources for learning more
The webinar is aimed at beginners and novices looking to improve their understanding of climate basics. Everyone is welcome!
Details are below, and registration is requested. Hope to see you there, but if you miss it the recording will be posted on Cal-Adapt.org.
Introduction to Climate Data
Thursday, January 23
12:30pm - 1:30pm (PST)
Registration: Click here
Webinar ID: 383100714
Yesterday the White House launched the second phase of the Climate Data Initiative, focused on leveraging climate data and innovation to make food systems more resilient to climate change and reduce the impact of agriculture on climate change. We are delighted to have a range of Administration announcements and private sector commitments that came together for today’s news.
Here is a fact sheet describing what they are announcing today: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/07/29/fact-sheet-empowering-america-s-agricultural-sector-and-strengthening-fo
And here’s a blog from White House Science Advisor John Holdren and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on the launch: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/07/29/unleashing-climate-data-empower-america-s-agricultural-sector
Please share these widely with your partners and networks. Thanks for your support for the initiative and your commitment to acting on climate change!
Check out Kevin's report on our visit to the White House.