SCRiM: a transdisciplinary research network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management


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

26 February 2018

The Summer School welcomes applications (due April 8th) from advanced graduate students, postdocs, and early-career professionals in the decisionmaking and policy communities who are working on issues related to climate risk.. ‹‹read more››

Climate change and extreme weather challenge communities to be resilient

5 October 2017

Flooding in Texas and again in Louisiana, a category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic hammering Caribbean islands and Florida and, of course, memories of Sandy and Katrina place extreme weather events like hurricanes and the flooding, storm surge and winds that accompany them in the minds of people in the storms’ paths, but also forefront in the minds of administrators, first responders, government officials and city planners. ‹‹read more››

College of Menominee Nation hosts 3rd annual Indigenous Planning Summer Institute

11 July 2017

During the week of June 5-9, 2017 more than 25 participants from various institutions including College of Menominee Nation, Michigan State University, University of New Mexico, University of Maine – Orono, University of Maine, and York University came together at Whispering Pines Retreat camp in Shawano, Wisconsin for the 3rd annual Indigenous Planning Summer Institute. ‹‹read more››


Casey Helgeon, Penn State

Rock Ethics Colloquium: Responsible Communication of Uncertainty in Science: The Framing of Uncertainties in Scientific Publications

Wednesday 21 March 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (ET)

133 Sparks, Penn State

Isabelle Steinke, IMK-AAF, Germany

CLIMA Seminar: Ice formation in the atmosphere - from fundamental processes to albedo modification

Thursday 29 March 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)

 117 EES, Penn State

Yulia Gel, The University of Texas at Dallas

CLIMA Seminar: Talk Title TBD

Thursday 12 April 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)

 117 EES, Penn State University

Mahkameh Zarekarizi, Portland State University

CLIMA Seminar: Towards an Operational Probabilistic Drought Forecasting over the CONUS

Thursday 19 April 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ET)

 117 EES, Penn State University

Richard Murnane, NatCatRisk

CLIMA Seminar: Assessing Disaster Risk in the Developing World

Thursday 26 April 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

 117 EES, Penn State University

6th Annual Summer School for Sustainable Climate Risk Management

Monday 30 July - Friday 3 August 2018

 Oak Building, Penn State University, State College

 Program Info