Pennsylvania 2015 Climate Change Action Plan Update

Created: 6/16/2019 -

Abstract

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. This document is the second update to the original Climate Change Action Plan that was issued by DEP in December 2009.

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Keywords

Scale
State / Provincial
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Capacity Building
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Economics
Fire
Fishery harvest
Public health risks
Tourism
Region
North America
United States
Mid-Atlantic