Margaret H. Redsteer named Tribes and Indigenous Peoples chapter lead for 5th National Climate Assessment


IAS faculty member Margaret H. Redsteer has been selected as the chapter lead for the Tribes and Indigenous Peoples chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5). Redsteer will work with Rachel Novak from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Climate Change Adaptation Program as the coordinating lead. Redsteer’s role as chapter lead includes selecting chapter authors, formulating a chapter outline, as well as editing and writing the report with the author team.

NCA5 is overseen by a Federal Steering Committee appointed by the Subcommittee on Global Change Research (SGCR) and will analyze the impacts of global change in the United States. The U.S. Global Change Research Program’s mandate is to develop and coordinate “a comprehensive and integrated United States research program which will assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change.”

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