EPA's Community-Based Adaptation to a Changing Climate

Posted on: 10/27/2020 - Updated on: 8/26/2022

Posted by

Molly Johnson



COMMUNITIES ARE FACING A CHANGING WORLD – a world of warmer temperatures, less predictable weather patterns, and rising sea levels. While impacts vary by location, these and other impacts threaten the reliable delivery of many community services. This resource discusses how climate change is affecting community services, presents sample adaptation strategies, gives examples of successful community adaptation actions, and provides links to other key federal resources.

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Affiliated Organizations

The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent executive agency of the United States federal government tasked with environmental protection matters. The Environmental Protection Agency has ten Regional offices, each of which is responsible for the execution of the Agency's programs within several states and territories.


Adaptation Phase
Sector Addressed
Target Climate Changes and Impacts