Pennsylvania 2015 Climate Change Action Plan Update

The Pennsylvania Climate Change Act (Act 70 of 2008, or Act) provides for a report on potential climate change impacts and economic opportunities for the Commonwealth. The Act requires the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to develop an inventory of greenhouse gases (GHG) and administer a Climate Change Advisory Committee (CCAC), a voluntary registry of GHG emissions and a Climate Change Action Plan. Revisions to the Action Plan are required every three years.

Pennsylvania DCNR and Climate Change Planning for the Future

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is the caretaker of 2.2 million acres of State Forest land, 120 State Parks, advisor to the owners of 15 million acres of private forest land, a leader in providing outdoor recreation, and is the state’s primary conservation agency. DCNR’s mission is to conserve and sustain Pennsylvania’s natural resources for present and future generations, giving the department a unique role and responsibility in helping the Commonwealth reduce and adapt to climate change.

Pennsylvania Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Plan

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) is the caretaker of 2.2 million acres of state forests, 121 state parks, advisor to the owners of 15 million acres of private forest land, is a leader in providing outdoor recreation, and the state’s primary conservation agency. DCNR’s mission is to conserve and sustain Pennsylvania’s natural resources for present and future generations, giving the department a unique role and responsibility in helping the commonwealth reduce and adapt to climate change.

Summary Report For Building Ecological Solutions to Coastal Community Hazards

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the partners of the NFWF grant “Building Ecological Solutions to Coastal Community Hazards” grant, funded by the Department of the Interior and administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, engaged in the development of guidance, outreach and education for communities, professionals and youth, and direct assistance to municipalities for specific assessments, planning and implementation of ecological solutions to coastal hazards.

Cuyahoga County Climate Change Action Plan

When President Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement in 2017, Cuyahoga County knew it was time to step up its effort in fighting climate change. In July 2017, Executive Budish signed on to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, joining local governments across the world, including the City of Cleveland, in a commitment to measure, track, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and, prepare for the impacts of climate change, especially on those who are most vulnerable.

Marquette Area Climate and Health Adaptation Guidebook Volume II: Policy and Metric Recommendations

A comprehensive reference guide for community leaders and technical decision makers describing potential policy tools that could stimulate adaptive community planning and the implementation of the built environment. The Marquette Area Climate and Health Adaptation Guidebook - Volume II includes health-related metrics associated with each policy tool for users to track and evaluate their own planning activities.