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Adaptation Planning – What U.S. States and Localities are Doing
Alaska, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Gulf of Mexico, West Coast, Great Lakes, Pacific IslandsAdaptation/Action Plan6/24/2010
Climate Action Team Report to Governor Schwarzenegger and the Legislature
CAAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Society, Water ResourcesSea Level6/25/2010
Minnesota Climate Change Action Plan: A Framework for Climate Change Action
MNAdaptation/Action Plan6/25/2010
King County 2007 Climate Plan
WAAdaptation/Action Plan6/26/2010
Chicago Climate Action Plan
ILAdaptation/Action Plan6/26/2010
The Oregon Climate Change Adaptation Framework
ORAdaptation/Action Plan12/6/2010
The Oregon Climate Change Adaptation Framework Summary of Key Findings and Recommendations
ORAdaptation/Action Plan12/6/2010
Alaska Department of Fish and Game Climate Change Strategy
AKAdaptation/Action Plan12/6/2010
Environmental Action Plan 2030, City of Alexandria, Virginia
VAAdaptation/Action Plan12/15/2010
City of San Rafael Climate Change Action Plan
CAAdaptation/Action Plan12/15/2010
Climate Change Action Plan for the Florida Reef System: 2010-2015
FLAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources2/7/2011
Florida’s Energy & Climate Change Action Plan
FLAdaptation/Action Plan3/16/2011
Pennsylvania Climate Adaptation Planning Report: Risks and Practical Recommendations
PAAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, InfrastructureAir Temperature, Drought, Flooding, Precipitation, Storms (non-tropical)3/30/2011
Chicago Wilderness Climate Action Plan for Nature
ILAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources5/16/2011
PlaNYC
NYAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Flooding, Ice Melt, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes9/27/2011
Vision 2020: NYC Comprehensive Waterfront Plan
NYAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesErosion, Flooding, Ice Melt, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes9/27/2011
Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Planning in San Luis Obispo County
CAAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water Resources10/5/2011
Massachusetts Climate Change Adaptation Report
MAAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society11/28/2011
Adaptation to Climate Change in the Houston-Galveston Area: Perceptions and Prospects
TXAdaptation/Action Plan12/6/2011
The City of Lewes Hazard Mitigation and Climate Adaptation Action Plan
DEAdaptation/Action Plan12/19/2011
Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategy for San Diego Bay
CAWest CoastAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesErosion, Flooding, Sea Level2/17/2012
Planning for a Changing Climate: Washington State’s Integrated Climate Response Strategy
WAAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water Resources5/22/2012
Adaptation Planning
FLAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, SocietyErosion, Flooding, Sea Level7/24/2012
A Region Responds to a Changing Climate: Southeast Florida Climate Change Compact Counties Regional Climate Action Plan
FLAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources, Society, Water ResourcesSea Level10/9/2012
Tools for Coastal Climate Adaptation Planning
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources4/24/2013
Sea Level Rise Projection: Needs Capacities and Alternative Approaches
FLSoutheast, Gulf of MexicoAdaptation/Action PlanSea Level12/3/2013
Navigating Change: Hawai’i’s Approach to Adaptation
HIAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Drought, Erosion, Flooding, Sea Level, Water Temperature2/25/2014
Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Maryland's Vulnerability to Climate Change: Sea Level Rise and Coastal Storms
MDAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, SocietySea Level, Storms (non-tropical)3/22/2010
Keene, New Hampshire Climate Adaptation Action Plan Summary Report
NHAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/Strategy3/22/2010
Prince Edward Island and Climate Change: A Strategy for Reducing the Impacts of Global Warming
InternationalAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human HealthAir Temperature, Drought, Erosion, Sea Level4/13/2010
Emerging Climate Change Impacts on Freshwater Resources: A Perspective on Transformed Watersheds
Northeast, Southeast, West Coast, Great LakesAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyWater ResourcesDrought, Flooding4/13/2010
Seattle Comprehensive Drainage Plan
WAAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyInfrastructureFlooding5/4/2010
Urban Planning for Climate Change
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, SocietyAir Temperature, Flooding, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes5/4/2010
Immediate Action Workgroup Recommendations to the Governor’s Subcabinet on Climate Change
AKAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/Strategy5/13/2010
Summary: Preliminary Assessment of Rhode Island’s Vulnerability to Climate Change and its Options for Adaptation Action
RIAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, SocietyAir Temperature, Drought, Flooding, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical)5/17/2010
Ahead of the Storm: Preparing Toronto for Climate Change - Highlights
InternationalAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural Resources, SocietyAir Temperature, Drought, Lake Level, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical)5/17/2010
A Sea Level Rise Response Strategy for the State of Maryland
MDAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural ResourcesErosion, Sea Level6/10/2010
Recommendations Report to the Governor’s Subcabinet on Climate Change
AlaskaAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/Strategy6/24/2010
Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Maryland’s Vulnerability to Climate Change Phase II: Building Societal, Economic, and Ecological Resilience
MDAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Drought, Precipitation, Storms (non-tropical)3/1/2011
Climate Ready: Ontario’s Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan
InternationalAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/Strategy4/27/2011
Climate Change Hits Home: Adaptation Strategies for the San Francisco Bay Area
CAAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, InfrastructureSea Level8/16/2011
Climate Solutions University
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water Resources7/24/2012
Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan
LAAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategySociety, Water ResourcesFlooding, Precipitation, Sea Level9/17/2013
Holistic Coasts: Adaptive Management of Changing Hazards, Risks, and Ecosystems
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action PlanCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural ResourcesErosion, Flooding, Sea Level12/24/2013
An Adaptation Portfolio for the United States Coastal and Marine Environment
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action PlanClimate Change Science/ImpactEcosystem/Natural ResourcesAir Temperature, Ocean Acidification, Sea Level, Water Temperature4/13/2010
Adapting to Rising Tides
CAWest CoastAdaptation/Action PlanClimate Change Science/ImpactEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, SocietyFlooding, Sea Level5/3/2012
The President's Climate Action Plan
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action PlanClimate Change Science/ImpactEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesDrought, Flooding, Tropical Storms/Hurricanes6/25/2013
Cleveland Climate Action Plan 2013
OHGreat LakesAdaptation/Action PlanClimate Change Science/ImpactEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Erosion, Ice Melt, Lake Level, Precipitation, Water Temperature10/23/2013
Climate Change and Public Health Preparation Plan
ORNortheastAdaptation/Action PlanClimate Change Science/ImpactHuman HealthAir Temperature10/23/2013
Nature's First Line of Defense
FLSoutheast, Gulf of MexicoAdaptation/Action PlanClimate Change Science/ImpactEcosystem/Natural ResourcesSea Level, Tropical Storms/Hurricanes3/10/2014
People and Nature Adapting to Changing Climate: Charting Maine's Course
MEAdaptation/Action PlanGuidance/Guidebook3/31/2010
Canadian Communitites' Guidebook for Adaptation to Climate Change
InternationalAdaptation/Action PlanGuidance/GuidebookEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, SocietyAir Temperature, Erosion, Precipitation4/13/2010
Local Government Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action PlanGuidance/Guidebook5/4/2010
Analysis of Southeast Coastal Climate Adaptation Strategies
SoutheastAdaptation/Action PlanGuidance/GuidebookEcosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesErosion, Flooding, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes8/17/2010
A Framework for Climate Change Adaptation in Hawaii
HIAdaptation/Action PlanGuidance/Guidebook9/29/2010
California Adaptation Planning Guide: Planning for Adaptive Communities
CAAdaptation/Action PlanGuidance/Guidebook11/26/2012
Getting Climate SMART: A Water Preparedness Guide for State Action
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action PlanGuidance/GuidebookWater Resources5/1/2013
Rising to the Urgent Challenges of a Changing Climate: Strategic Plan for Responding to the Accelerating Climate Change in the 21st Century
Not Region SpecificAdaptation/Action Plann/aEcosystem/Natural ResourcesIce Melt, Sea Level5/4/2010
The New Hampshire Climate Action Plan: A Plan for New Hampshire’s Energy, Environmental and Economic Development Future
NHAdaptation/Action Plann/aEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society5/7/2010
Adapting to Sea Level Rise – Delaware’s Planning Process
DEAdaptation/Action Plann/aInfrastructureSea Level5/7/2010
Great Barrier Reef Climate Change Action Plan 2007-2012
InternationalAdaptation/Action Plann/a5/12/2010
City of Punta Gorda Adaptation Plan
FLAdaptation/Action Plann/a5/12/2010
Buzzards Bay Action Plan: Planning for a Shifting Shoreline and Coastal Storms
MAAdaptation/Action Plann/aEcosystem/Natural ResourcesSea Level, Storms (non-tropical)5/12/2010
2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy
CAAdaptation/Action Plann/aEcosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water Resources5/12/2010
Berkeley Climate Action Plan
CAAdaptation/Action Plann/a5/13/2010
The NYC DEP Climate Change Program Assessment and Action Plan
NYAdaptation/Action Plann/aWater Resources5/13/2010
Final Report: A Climate Change Action Plan Virginia Governor’s Commission on Climate Change
VAAdaptation/Action Plann/a5/17/2010
Second Report and Initial Recommendations: Miami-Dade County Climate Change Advisory Task Force
FLAdaptation/Action Plann/aEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society5/17/2010
Leading the Way: Preparing for the Impacts of Climate Change in Washington
WAAdaptation/Action Plann/aEcosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Water Resources5/17/2010
Delaware Climate Change Action Plan
DEAdaptation/Action PlanPolicy/LegislationEconomy, Infrastructure, Society5/4/2010
New Jersey's Global Warming Response Act Recommendations Report
NJAdaptation/Action PlanPolicy/Legislation5/4/2010
Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategy for San Diego Bay: Existing Conditions Report
CAWest CoastAdaptation/Action PlanRisk/Vulnerability AssessmentEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesFlooding, Sea Level2/17/2012
Unnatural Disaster: Global warming and our National Parks
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural ResourcesAir Temperature, Drought, Ice Melt, Precipitation, Tropical Storms/Hurricanes4/13/2010
Sustainable Stormwater Management Plan 2008
NYCase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action PlanInfrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesFlooding, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical)5/4/2010
Green Stormwater Infrastructure
WACase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action PlanInfrastructureFlooding5/4/2010
Stormy Seas: Land Trusts Navigate the Uncertainties Surrounding Climate Change
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action Plan5/7/2010
Somerset County: Maryland Rising Sea Level Guidance
MDCase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action PlanSea Level5/12/2010
Sea Level Rise: Technical Guidance for Dorchester County
MDCase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action PlanSea Level5/12/2010
Preparing for a Sea Change in Florida: A Strategy to Cope with the Impacts of Global Warming on the State’s Coastal and Marine Systems
FLCase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural ResourcesAir Temperature, Drought, Flooding, Ocean Acidification, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Water Temperature6/10/2010
Climate Ready Estuaries 2010 Progress Report
Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Gulf of MexicoCase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action Plan1/5/2011
National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural ResourcesAir Temperature, Ocean Acidification, Precipitation, Water Temperature3/27/2013
Chicago Prepares For Future Heat Impacts
ILGreat LakesClimate Change CommunicationAdaptation/Action PlanHuman Health, Infrastructure, SocietyAir Temperature1/19/2012
Climate Risk Information: New York City Panel on Climate Change
NYClimate Change Science/ImpactAdaptation/Action PlanInfrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Drought, Flooding, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical)3/31/2010
Impacts of Climate Change in the Mid-Atlantic
Mid-AtlanticClimate Change Science/ImpactAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources3/31/2010
Terrestrial Ecosystem Adaptation
Not Region SpecificClimate Change Science/ImpactAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Precipitation4/13/2010
San Diego’s Changing Climate: A Regional Wake-Up Call
CAClimate Change Science/ImpactAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Drought, Sea Level, Water Temperature5/3/2010
Climate Change Implications for Fisheries and Aquaculture: Overview of Current Scientific Knowledge
InternationalClimate Change Science/ImpactAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural ResourcesLake Level, Sea Level5/4/2010
Climate Change Committee Report - University of North Carolina
NCClimate Change Science/ImpactAdaptation/Action Plan5/4/2010
The Chesapeake Bay and Global Warming: A Paradise Lost for Hunters, Anglers, and Outdoor Enthusiasts?
Mid-AtlanticClimate Change Science/ImpactAdaptation/Action Plan12/22/2011
Adaptation Planning for the National Estuary Program: Elements of an Adaptation Plan
Not Region SpecificGuidance/GuidebookAdaptation/Action Plan5/12/2010
Climate Change Handbook for Regional Water Planning
CAWest CoastGuidance/GuidebookAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesDrought, Flooding, Precipitation1/19/2012
Gulf Coast Climate Information Needs Assessment
Gulf of MexicoNone/OtherAdaptation/Action PlanSocietyAir Temperature, Drought, Flooding, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes9/12/2012
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Low Carbon Fuel Standards
Northeast, Mid-AtlanticPolicy/LegislationAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Human Health5/4/2010
State of Washington Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 5560
WAPolicy/LegislationAdaptation/Action Plan5/4/2010
Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef: A Vulnerability Assessment
InternationalRisk/Vulnerability AssessmentAdaptation/Action PlanEcosystem/Natural ResourcesAir Temperature, Water Temperature4/13/2010
North Carolina's Coasts in Crisis: A Vision for the Future
NCRisk/Vulnerability AssessmentAdaptation/Action PlanInfrastructureErosion, Tropical Storms/Hurricanes5/4/2010
Economic Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Hazards and Climate Change: Building Resilience in the Barnegat Bay Region
NJRisk/Vulnerability AssessmentAdaptation/Action PlanEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, SocietyAir Temperature, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical)4/29/2013