Adaptation Planning: What U.S. States and Localities are Doing

Adaptation Planning: What U.S. States and Localities are Doing

Prepared for the Pew Center on Global Climate Change
November 2007 (Updated August 2009)

While governments act to mitigate future climate change, they must also plan and act to address the impacts. Adaptation will require creativity, compromise, and collaboration across agencies, sectors and traditional geographic boundaries. This paper focuses on adaptation plans and actions in progress by state and local governments.

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