The New York State Office of Climate Change was proposed by Governor Spitzer and approved by the state's legislature to lead the development of programs and policies that mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and help New York communities and individuals adapt to impacts from a changing climate.
The mission of the Department of Ecology is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment, and promote the wise management of the state's air, land and water for the benefit of current and future generations. In order to fulfill the mission and move Washington forward in a global economy, the Department has three goals of preventing pollution, cleaning up pollution, and supporting sustainable communities and natural resources.
On an annual basis, the Department of State solicits grant applications from local governments for 50/50 matching grants from the New York State Environmental Protection Fund's (EPF) Local Waterfront Revitalization Program (LWRP). The LWRP provides technical assistance, and matching grants on a reimbursement basis (under Title 11 of the EPF) to villages, towns, cities, and counties located along New York’s coasts or designated inland waterways, to prepare or implement strategies for community and waterfront revitalization.
Related Organizations: New York Department of State - Office of Planning and Development
Resource Category: Funding
December 4, 2008
The New Mexico Climate Change Adaptation Project of the Nature Conservancy produced this vulnerability assessment in two parts: Part I - "Implications of Recent Climate Change on Conservation Priorities in New Mexico" and Part II - "Conservation Implications of Emerging Moisture Stress due to Recent Climate Changes in New Mexico." Part one is a state-wide assessment of the climate change vulnerability of priority habitats and wildlife species.
Authors or Affiliated Users: Carolyn A. F. Enquist, David F. Gori
Resource Category: Assessments
Ready for Tomorrow: The City Of Salem, Massachusetts Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan
The City of Salem, Massachusetts Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan focuses on steps the city can take to remain a livable city with a strong economy and tourism sector in the face of climate change impacts. Key expected climate change impacts for Salem include extreme heat events, extreme precipitation events, sea level rise, and storm surge. The report addresses these impacts across the priority sectors of critical building infrastructure, water, energy, stormwater, transportation, and vulnerable populations.
Related Organizations: City of Salem, Massachusetts
Resource Category: Planning
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