Housing and Urban Development Climate Change Adaptation Plan

The Department is committed to identifying threats and adapting policies and investments to help communities to better prepare for and respond to the effects of climate change, including rebuilding after natural disasters. As a result of this work, HUD and its partners are helping to protect lives and livelihoods, promote equitable and sustainable development, and more responsibly invest limited fiscal resources. In doing this, HUD is saving taxpayer dollars by ensuring preventative measures are taken to reduce future disaster response and recovery costs.

Department of Health and Human Services 2014 Climate Adaptation Plan

When President Obama signed Executive Order 13653, he committed “to prepare the nation for the impacts of climate change by undertaking actions to enhance climate preparedness and resilience.” Given our mission to protect the nation’s health and well-being, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) considers climate change to be one of the top public health challenges of our time.

General Services Administration 2015 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is committed to ensuring the long-term viability, security, responsiveness, and efficiency of the Federal Government. As part of this commitment, GSA recognizes a fiduciary obligation to provide Federal agencies with the spaces, services, products, and vehicles they need to carry out their missions today, while advancing the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the United States tomorrow.

Department of Commerce: Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (Updated June 2014)

The Department has a longstanding role in the protection of life and property from environmental hazards and in the stewardship of natural resources. This traditional role is now augmented by a robust agenda focused on providing communities and businesses with the information, products, and services they need to prepare for and prosper in a changing environment.

USDA 2012 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan

Section 8 of Executive Order 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, requires Federal agencies to develop, implement, and annually update a multi-year Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan (SSPP). USDA submitted its first SSPP to the White House in June 2010. This document is an overview of the second annual update to the Plan.

VISION AND STRATEGY

2012 Highlights of Progress: Responses to Climate Change by the National Water Program

The National Water Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change (2012 Strategy) in December 2012 as an update to an initial climate change and water strategy released in 2008. The 2012 Strategy describes long-term goals for the management of sustainable water resources for future generations in light of climate change and is intended to be a roadmap to guide future programmatic planning and inform decision makers during the Agency’s annual planning process.

2013 Highlights of Progress: Responses to Climate Change by the EPA National Water Program

The National Water Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the National Water Program 2012 Strategy: Response to Climate Change (2012 Strategy) in December 2012 as an update to an initial climate change and water strategy released in 2008. The 2012 Strategy describes long-term goals for the management of sustainable water resources for future generations in light of climate change and is intended to be a roadmap to guide future programmatic planning and inform decision makers during the Agency’s annual planning process.