United States of America

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Yosemite National Park in Winter, California-USA
A new study shows that midwinter dry spells lead to dramatic losses of winter snowpack in burned areas
Desert Research Institute
New York winter storm
With extreme winter weather breaking out across the USA this week, a question in many people’s minds is—how is climate change affecting winter storms? Chat about it with Dr. Jennifer Francis, Scientist with the Woodwell Climate Research Center.
Union of Concerned Scientists
New research tests the promise of insurance to harden the U.S. economy to tropical storms.
Eos - AGU

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National policies and plans

This strategy document describes goals and strategic actions of a comprehensive strategy to meet key challenges to reducing the Nation’s risk from landslide hazards equitably and effectively.
United States Geological Survey
Cover of the White House action plan
Vice President Harris launched the White House Action Plan on Global Water Security, a landmark whole-of-government effort for a water-secure world. The plan covers the full spectrum of global water issues and advances U.S. leadership on water security.
U.S. Department of State
The Biden-Harris Administration released plans developed by more than 20 federal agencies that outline the steps each agency will take to ensure their facilities and operations adapt to and are increasingly resilient to climate change impacts.
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Risk and governance profile(s)

The Voluntary National Report of the United States of America for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
United States of America - government
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This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by the USA. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici