CLIMA brings together scholars to catalyze transformative, integrated research on climate change, mitigation, adaptation, and decision making that transcends disciplinary boundaries and advances real-world climate risk management.


Now Accepting Applications: 6th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management


The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) welcomes applications (due April 8) for its Summer School from advanced graduate students, postdocs, and early career decisionmaking/policy professionals who are working on issues related to climate risk.

CLIMA launches Spring 2018 seminar series


The CLIMA Spring 2018 Seminar Series will take place on Thursdays in 117 EES at 3:30 PM. The first installment of this series will take place on January 25.

Pete Smith on 'Managing the Local Land Resource', Dec 16


Pete Smith, University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK), will speak on Saturday, Deceber 16 at 10:00 a.m. The lecture, entitled “Managing the Local Land Resource”, will be held at the Energy and the Environment Laboratory.

New Report: Resilience to a Changing Climate in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed


Penn State researchers, Klaus Keller and Robert Nicholas, collaborate with the RAND Corporation and Johns Hopkins University on a report which synthesizes discussions with stakeholders on resilience and adaptation to a changing climate in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.


Isabelle Steinke, IMK-AAF, Germany
CLIMA Seminar: Ice formation in the atmosphere - from fundamental processes to albedo modification

29 March 2018 at 3:30 PM (ET)
117 EES, Penn State

Yulia Gel, The University of Texas at Dallas
CLIMA Seminar: Talk Title TBD

12 April 2018 at 3:30 PM (ET)
117 EES, Penn State

Mahkameh Zarekarizi, Portland State University
CLIMA Seminar: Towards an Operational Probabilistic Drought Forecasting over the CONUS

19 April 2018 at 3:30 PM (ET)
117 EES, Penn State

Richard Murnane, NatCatRisk
CLIMA Seminar: Assessing Disaster Risk in the Developing World

26 April 2018 at 3:30 PM (ET)
117 EES, Penn State