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Preparing for Climate Change in Eastern Long Island, New York

Created: 11/20/2015 - Updated: 8/08/2019

Abstract

The Peconic Estuary Program is using EPA’s publication, “Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plans” to create a risk-based climate change vulnerability assessment. This video describes some climate change impacts that are already affecting eastern Long Island. Local people explain why they are conducting the assessment and describe some of the ways they are starting to respond to climate change risks.

Published On

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Keywords

Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Air temperature
Flooding
Precipitation
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Sea level rise
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Capacity Building
Climate Type: 
Temperate
Sociopolitical Setting: 
Rural
Suburban

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