California Climate Commons
The Climate Commons is an online library of resources about climate change in California - including data, research, tools, ongoing projects, as well as the opportunity to network with others about applying climate change science to conservation in the state.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is the lead agency for conserving California’s fish, wildlife and habitat resources.
Bureau of Reclamation
Established in 1902, the Bureau of Reclamation is best known for the dams, power plants, reservoirs, and canals it constructed in the 17 western states, including Hoover Dam on the Colorado River and Grand Coulee on the Columbia River. The Bureau of Reclamation is the largest wholesaler of water in the country. They bring water to more than 31 million people, and provide one out of five Western farmers (140,000) with irrigation water for 10 million acres of farmland that produce 60% of the nation's vegetables and 25% of its fruits and nuts.
City of New York, New York
The City of New York continues to provide important leadership when it comes to planning for climate change. The city's adaptation plans and policies, regulations, and programs adopted to implement those plans are cataloged below.
Florida Center for Environmental Studies
The Florida Center for Environmental Studies (CES) is a state university research center established in 1994, working in the broad field of the management of tropical and subtropical freshwater, estuarine and coastal ecosystems and in related information technology worldwide. At the request of the Florida Department of Transportation, the Center is currently developing a methodology for the assessment and mitigation of sea level rise impacts on Florida's transportation modes and infrastructure.
Florida Climate Center
The Florida Climate Center serves to provide climate data, information, and services at the national, regional and state levels, and is affiliated with the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) in Asheville, NC and the Southeast Regional Climate Center (SERCC) in Columbia, SC. The Center provides climate data, climate information, extreme event information, special analysis, and outreach for citizens, organizations, educational institutions and private businesses in the state of Florida.
Florida Climate Institute
The Florida Climate Institute (FCI) is a network of universities aimed at fostering interdisciplinary research to better understanding the impacts of climate change and sea-level rise on the economy, ecosystems, and the built environment. FCI has 8 member universities including: Florida A&M University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, Florida State University, the University of Central Florida, the University of Florida, the University of Miami, and the University of South Florida.
Federal Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice
The Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice (EJ IWG) facilitates the active involvement of all Federal agencies to implement Executive Order 12898, “Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations. ” The order states that "Federal agencies must identify and address, as appropriate, disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects of their programs, policies, and activities on minority populations and low-income populations.
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is one of 11 operating administrations within the U. S. Department of Transportation with over 500 employees located in Washington, DC and 10 regional offices across the nation. The FTA works with public transportation providers and other key stakeholders to implement strategies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. In addition to FTA’s grant programs, FTA’s technical assistance is another key part of the agency’s efforts to respond to climate change.
Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition
The Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition is a group of organizations working together to conserve, protect and restore Florida's coastal and marine environment. The Coalition emphasizes the implementation of an ecosystem-based approach to coastal and ocean management, as well as recognition of the important linkage between the health of Florida's economy and the health of its beaches and dunes, coral reefs, mangroves, sea grasses, wetlands and other natural resources. The Coalition calls on Florida's Governor, State Agencies, Cabinet, and Legislature for action and leadership to achieve the goal of healthy ocean and coastal ecosystems.