Bridgeport Climate Preparedness Workshops: Summary of Findings
In 2011 a partnership formed between the City of Bridgeport, Greater Bridgeport Regional Council, The Nature Conservancy, Clean Air Cool Planet, and the Regional Plan Association to address climate impacts in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The partnership's focus was on increasing awareness of risks associated with extreme weather and natural and climate-related hazards, and assessing the risks, strength and vulnerabilities within the City of Bridgeport. This focus was achieved through a series of Climate Preparedness Workshops in 2012. The goal of the workshops was to advance the engagement with and between community stakeholders in order to facilitate planning and ultimately implementation of priority adaptation actions. The workshop findings are summarized in this report.