Climate of the Southeast United States: Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability
This book is based on a technical report the National Climate Assessment (NCA) document that was prepared for submission to the President of the United States and the United States Congress. That document summarized the scientific literature with respect to climate impacts on the Southeast (SE) USA, in particular the literature that has been published since 2004.
SE Florida Regional Climate Change Compact Counties Regional Climate Action Plan
The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact (Compact), a unique and collaborative effort among Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe Counties, their municipalities and partners, has worked over the past two years to develop this plan. Much of the Compact’s work up to this point has served to unite, organize, and assess our region through the lens of climate change in setting the stage for action.
Adapting to Shoreline Change: A Foundation for Improved Management and Planning in South Carolina
This report is published as one of a series of technical inputs to the Third National Climate Assessment Report. Findings from the NCA provide input to federal science priorities and are used by U.S. citizens, communities and businesses as they create more sustainable and environmentally sound plans for the nation’s future.
Florida Adaptation Planning Guidebook
This guidebook was created to support local Florida communities in implementing adaptation strategies to manage the effects of sea level rise. While other cities may not experience sea level rise in the same way that Florida communities will, the guidebook is intended to be helpful in various contexts of adaptation methods.
SC Sea Grant Consortium: Adapting to Change 2010-13 – SC
The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium has identified a plan of action for the next four years to address contemporary coastal and marine resource issues facing South Carolina. These goals and objectives will serve as a guide and filter for the activities that the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium will undertake over the next four years.
City of Punta Gorda, FL Adaptation Plan – FL
This report identifies the alternative adaptations that could be undertaken to address the identified climate change vulnerabilities for the City of Punta Gorda.
Florida’s Resilient Coasts: A State Policy Framework for Adaptation to Climate Change – FL
Throughout this document, the authors have endeavored to present a thorough accounting of the most pressing potential impacts along with a set of possible policy responses to protect Floridians and enhance the resilience of the state’s infrastructure, communities, and natural systems.
Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk – CA
The California Natural Resources Agency, in coordination with other state agencies, updated the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy. The Safeguarding California Plan augments previously identified strategies in light of advances in climate science and risk management options.
A Stronger, More Resilient New York – NY
A comprehensive plan that contains actionable recommendations both for rebuilding the communities impacted by Sandy and increasing the resilience of infrastructure and buildings citywide.
Climate Change Adaptation Strategy – London
Managing risks and increasing resilience is the Mayor’s climate change adaptation strategy for London. It details his strategic approach to managing the climate risks we face now and in the future in order to maintain London as one of the best big cities in the world.