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Champions of Climate Adaptation

Report offers perspectives on challenges and opportunities for leaders helping their Northern New England communities deal with extreme weather events.

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Leaders who are helping their coastal communities adapt to sea level rise, increases in heavy precipitation and flooding need additional technical, human and financial assistance to do so, according to a report by a 2014 New Hampshire Sea Grant Doyle Fellow.

Navigating Change, Hawai‘i’s Approach to Adaptation

Hawai'i Sea Grant

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A report for the first meeting of state, local and tribal leaders for President Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. The report outlines Hawai‘i’s “vulnerability and vantage point,” describes leadership in the “face of climate change,” and presents recommendations and opportunities to “strengthen resilience with federal partners.”

The City of Chester Vision 2020 Climate Adaptation Planning Elements

Pennsylvania Sea Grant

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With funding from the 2012 National Sea Grant Climate Adaptation Competition, Chester was selected as a model coastal community for integrating climate change adaptation planning into economic revitalization efforts. Here are recommendations from the Chester Climate Task Force adopted as an addendum to the Vision 2020 comprehensive plan for the City by Chester City Council on June 25, 2014. (PDF, 80 pages).


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