September 2014 Posts

From the National Park Service: New Regional Climate Change Newsletter “Hot Topics”

The National Park Service Southeast Regional Climate Change program has developed a new quarterly newsletter.  The newsletter, titled “Hot Topics”, is intended to provide readers with information related to climate change and its relation to management actions.  It will contain short stories, data links, project descriptions, and other forms of general information to keep interested parties informed about the process of planning and managing for climate change and the responses that national parks, visitors, and resources are demonstrating.

The Summer 2014 Issue  includes:
  • Letter from the Chief
  • Regional Climate Change Strategy and Action PlanNPS_HotTopics
  • South Atlantic LCC Blueprint 1.0 Released
  • National Climate Assessment Released
  • Climate Hub’s Will Privde Regional Networks on Climate Science
  • Secretary Jewell Releases Landscape-Scale Mitigation Strategy
  • And more
Click here to download the Summer 2014 issue of Hot Topics. Please feel free to distribute far and wide. The National Park Service would appreciate your comments on the newsletter, its format, its content, or most of all how useful it is. And if you are interested in contributing they are looking for short or long articles, news items and interesting links that others might find useful. Please contact Okan Pala, Climate Change Response, Recovery and Communication Specialist at or Janet Cakir at with your comments or ideas.