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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
Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE) - Case Studies
Alaska, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Gulf of Mexico, West Coast, Great Lakes, Pacific Islands, Caribbean, InternationalCase Study/Strategy6/24/2010
Potential UK Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change
InternationalCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesFlooding6/24/2010
Potential Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change in Scotland
InternationalCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, InfrastructureFlooding6/24/2010
Your home in a changing climate: Retrofitting Existing Homes for Climate Change Impacts Report for Policy Makers
InternationalCase Study/StrategyInfrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Flooding6/24/2010
The Role of Coastal Zone Management Programs in Adaptation to Climate Change: Final Report of the CSO Climate Change Work Group
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategy6/25/2010
Greenhouse Effect, Sea Level Rise, and Barrier Islands: Case Study of Long Beach Island, New Jersey
NJCase Study/Strategy6/25/2010
Case Study: Keene, New Hampshire Leading on Climate Preparedness
NHCase Study/Strategy6/26/2010
Case Study: Homer, Alaska’s Climate Adaptation Progress Despite Uncertainties
AKCase Study/Strategy6/26/2010
Sea Level Rise Project Final Report - South Florida Regional Planning Council
FLCase Study/StrategySea Level6/26/2010
Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change (MACC): Climate Change Impacts on Land Use Planning and Coastal Infrastructure
CaribbeanCase Study/StrategyInfrastructure, Society8/6/2010
Examining Community Adaptive Capacity to Address Climate Change, Sea Level Rise, and Salt Marsh Restoration in Maritime Canada
InternationalCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural ResourcesSea Level8/18/2010
Adaptation to Climate Change: Linking Disaster Risk Reduction and Insurance
InternationalCase Study/Strategy8/19/2010
The Garden State in the Greenhouse: Climate Change Mitigation and Coastal Adaptation Strategies for New Jersey
NJCase Study/Strategy9/30/2010
Adapting to Climate Change: Strategies from King County, Washington
WACase Study/Strategy11/17/2010
Paying the Premium: Insurance as a Risk Management Tool for Climate Change
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Society12/6/2010
Climate Ready Estuaries 2009 Progress Report
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategy12/6/2010
The Oyster River Culvert Analysis Project: Final Technical Report
NHCase Study/StrategyInfrastructure, SocietyPrecipitation12/14/2010
Drought-Ready Communities: A Guide to Community Drought Preparedness
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyWater ResourcesDrought12/15/2010
2060 Florida Transportation Plan
FLCase Study/StrategyInfrastructure, Society12/15/2010
Climate Change and Transportation in Maine
MECase Study/StrategyInfrastructure12/15/2010
Virginia’s Strategy for Safeguarding Species of Greatest Conservation Need from the Effects of Climate Change
VACase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural Resources12/15/2010
Institutionalizing Climate Preparedness in Miami-Dade County, Florida
FLCase Study/Strategy12/22/2010
Using Geospatial Techniques to Plan for Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Habitats
SCCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural Resources1/10/2011
Habitat Conservation for Climate Adaptation: Initial Lessons from the Field
MDCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural Resources1/10/2011
Wetlands: Protecting Life and Property from Flooding
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural ResourcesFlooding1/10/2011
Climate Change Adaptation in Action: San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority Factors Future Sea Level Rise into Coordinated, Watershed-Level Flood Protection
CACase Study/StrategyFlooding3/30/2011
Planning for Hazards and Climate Change Impacts: One County’s Approach
FLCase Study/Strategy4/6/2011
Adapting to Sea Level Rise in Miami-Dade County, Florida
FLCase Study/StrategySea Level4/6/2011
The Chicago Green Alley Handbook: An Action Guide to Create a Greener, Environmentally Sustainable Chicago
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyInfrastructureStorms (non-tropical)4/14/2011
Climate Change Adaptation in Action: Incorporating Adaptation to Climate Change in Pinole’s General Plan Update
CACase Study/Strategy7/1/2011
Climate Change Adaptation in Action: The City of Berkeley Builds Resilience by Addressing Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in its Climate Action Plan
CACase Study/Strategy7/13/2011
Minnesota is Getting Wetter: More frequent heavy rain events are expected to continue
MNCase Study/StrategyFlooding7/14/2011
Increased Heavy Rainfall Decreases Water Quality: Increased flooding and runoff contribute to water quality hazards in northeastern Ohio
OHCase Study/StrategyFlooding7/14/2011
Puerto Rico Coastal Adaptation Project
PRSoutheast, CaribbeanCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Drought, Erosion, Flooding, Ocean Acidification, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes, Water Temperature8/29/2011
A Framework for Considering Climate Change in Transportation and Land Use Scenario Planning: Lessons Learned from an Interagency Pilot Project on Cape Cod: Final Report
MACase Study/StrategyInfrastructure12/22/2011
Implementing Climate Change Adaptation: Lessons Learned from Ten Examples
Northeast, Southeast, West Coast, Great LakesCase Study/Strategy4/2/2012
Green Building and Climate Resilience
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyEconomy, Infrastructure, Society4/11/2012
What is Freeboard? Raise Your Home, Lower Your Payments
MDCase Study/Strategy5/9/2012
Restore-Adapt-Mitigate: Responding to Climate Change Through Coastal Habitat Restoration
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyEcosystem/Natural Resources5/23/2012
Climate Change Adaptation in Action: Designing Public Shoreline Spaces for a Rising Bay
CACase Study/Strategy10/9/2012
Living Shorelines: Healthy Shores, Healthy Communities
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategy10/9/2012
Cost-Efficient Climate Adaptation in the North Atlantic
Northeast, Mid-AtlanticCase Study/StrategyInfrastructure, SocietyFlooding, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes11/8/2013
Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community – Case Studies
InternationalCase Study/Strategy4/9/2014
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
Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Habitats in the Pacific Northwest
West CoastCase Study/StrategyClimate Change Science/ImpactEcosystem/Natural ResourcesSea Level5/4/2010
Climate Ready Water Utilities Toolbox
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyClimate Change Science/ImpactWater Resources12/6/2010
Managing Risk: Helping Cities in Massachusetts Adapt to Climate Change
MACase Study/StrategyClimate Change Science/ImpactEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Human Health, Infrastructure, Society, Water ResourcesFlooding, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical)12/6/2010
The State of Climate Change Adaptation in the Great Lakes Region
Great LakesCase Study/StrategyClimate Change Science/ImpactEcosystem/Natural Resources, InfrastructureAir Temperature, Lake Level, Precipitation, Water Temperature11/23/2012
Lessons Learned from Delaware Lidar
DECase Study/StrategyGuidance/Guidebook5/5/2010
Adapting to Climate Change: The Public Policy Response – Public Infrastructure
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyGuidance/GuidebookInfrastructure, SocietyAir Temperature, Flooding, Storms (non-tropical)5/12/2010
Integrating Climate Change into the Transportation Planning Process
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyGuidance/Guidebook6/10/2010
Adapting to Climate Change: a Case Study Companion to the Checklist for Development
InternationalCase Study/StrategyGuidance/GuidebookInfrastructure, Water Resources6/24/2010
Climate Change Adaptation Actions for Local Governments
InternationalCase Study/StrategyGuidance/Guidebook6/26/2010
Hot Properties: How Global Warming Could Transform B.C.’s Real Estate Sector
InternationalCase Study/StrategyGuidance/Guidebook8/19/2010
Local Strategies for Addressing Climate Change, Volume 2
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyGuidance/GuidebookEcosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, SocietyAir Temperature, Drought, Erosion, Flooding, Ice Melt, Lake Level, Ocean Acidification, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes, Water Temperature9/10/2010
Climate-Smart Conservation
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyGuidance/GuidebookEcosystem/Natural Resources1/10/2011
The Value of Green Infrastructure for Urban Climate Adaptation
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyGuidance/GuidebookEconomy, Society3/8/2011
Lessons Learned on Local Climate Adaptation from the Urban Leaders Adaptation Initiative
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyGuidance/Guidebook3/8/2011
Investment Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty: Application to Climate Change
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyGuidance/Guidebook10/2/2012
The Value of Green Infrastructure for Urban Climate Adaptation
Not Region SpecificCase Study/StrategyGuidance/GuidebookHuman Health, Infrastructure, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Precipitation5/1/2013
Synthesis of Adaptation Options for Coastal Areas
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategyn/aEcosystem/Natural ResourcesAir Temperature, Erosion, Precipitation, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Water Temperature3/22/2010
Using Freeboard to Elevate Structures above Predicted Floodwaters
MACase Study/Strategyn/aInfrastructure, SocietyFlooding, Sea Level, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes5/3/2010
Climate Change Preparation Strategies for the Pacific Northwest
West CoastCase Study/Strategyn/aEconomy, Ecosystem/Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Society5/4/2010
Protecting Florida’s Communities: Land Use Strategies and Best Development Practices for Minimizing Vulnerability to Flooding and Coastal Storms
FLCase Study/Strategyn/aInfrastructure, SocietyFlooding, Storms (non-tropical), Tropical Storms/Hurricanes5/7/2010
How Cities Use Parks for…Climate Change Management
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategyn/aSocietyAir Temperature, Precipitation5/12/2010
MTA Adaptation to Climate Change. A Categorical Imperative
NYCase Study/Strategyn/aInfrastructure5/12/2010
Ask the Climate Question: Adapting to Climate Change Impacts in Urban Regions
Northeast, Southeast, West Coast, Great LakesCase Study/Strategyn/aHuman Health, Society, Water ResourcesAir Temperature, Drought, Flooding, Precipitation, Sea Level5/12/2010
Strategies for Managing the Effects of Climate Change on Wildlife and Ecosystems
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategyn/aEcosystem/Natural Resources5/13/2010
Shoreline Management: Alternatives to Hardening the Shore
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategyn/a5/13/2010
Newtok Planning Group, Newtok, Alaska
AKCase Study/Strategyn/a5/13/2010
Shishmaref Erosion & Relocation Coalition
AKAlaskaCase Study/Strategyn/a5/13/2010
Climate Change and Displacement: Alaskan Communities’ Rights and Resilience
AKCase Study/Strategyn/a5/13/2010
Reducing Urban Heat Islands: Compendium of Strategies
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategyn/aHuman Health, SocietyAir Temperature5/13/2010
About Green Roofs
Not Region SpecificCase Study/Strategyn/aHuman Health, SocietyAir Temperature5/13/2010
Kivalina Relocation Mater Plan Final Report 06
AKCase Study/Strategyn/a5/17/2010
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