Climate Adaptation Links

Web-Link Comments
American Planning AssociationDatabase of reports and resources related to climate change, energy, planning, and infrastructure
C40 Cities - Climate Leadership GroupCollection of links to international GHG mitigation initiatives and best practices
Center for Climate and Energy SolutionsLink to Federal, State, and business adaptation resources, reports, and policies
Clean Air - Cool PlanetAn organization that works with business, colleges, and communities to find policy solutions to reduce GHG emissions (mostly mitigation oriented)
Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (cake)A joint project of Island Press and EcoAdapt.
Climate InteractiveAn interactive portal to visualize different climate change/adaptation scenarios
EcoAdaptEcoAdapt provides support, training, and assistance to make conservation and management less vulnerable and more climate savvy.
ESA PWALinks to project reports
George Mason University - Center for Climate Change CommunicationBased out of George Mason, good link to research
ICLEILink to resources for mitigation and adaptation, training, and policies
Manomet - Center for Conservation SciencesThrough research and collaboration, Manomet builds science-based, cooperative solutions to environmental problems
National Wildlife Federation
PBS Newshour - Coping with Climate Change Page PBS has launched a new online and on air series on climate change with access to stories, reports, blog, etc.
Resources For The FuturePublications and other resources
Resources for the Future - Climate and Electricity PolicyLink to reports and research regarding climate adaptation policies
The Adaptation NetworkTo provide information about who "on the ground" is doing adaptation, and strengthen their work
The Center for Climate StrategiesIncludes an international focus but has a climate profile for all 50 states. Focuses mostly on mitigation.
The Climate PostA blog from the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke Univ
The Climate RegistrySimilar registry to that of ICLEI and the US Conf. of Mayors. Annual fees range from $450 to $10,000
The Social Capital ProjectReports and research
The Southeast Regional Climate CenterLinks to various internal and external research projects, historical climate data, educational initiatives, and other weather information
Tribes & Climate ChangeOrganization working to assist Tribes manage their environmental resources. Link to report and policy statements.
United States Conference of Mayors - Climate Protection CenterLink to legislation, reports, and projects from across the US
US Forest Service's Climate Change Resource CenterLink to videos, presentations and some adaptation information
US Global Change Research ProgramFederal research program that coordinates and integrates research on changes in the global environment and the implications for society
Wikipedia - Adaptation to global warming
World Resources InstituteContains a wealth of publications from energy policy to mitigation to various economic considerations
Yale Project on Climate Change CommunicationStrong resource for academically generated publications and reports
Yale Project on Climate Change Communication - Global Warming's Six Americans in May 2011Leiserowitz et. al. 2011. Global Warming's Six Americans in May 2011. Yale University and George Mason University, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication. . New Haven, CT.

White House - Council on Environmental Quality - Climate Adaptation Task Force

US - California
cal-adaptProvides up to date data and information on how climate change might affect California. Interactive features.
California Climate Change Adaptation
California Dept. of Water Resources Link to Technical Resources and General Information

US - Connecticut
Connecticut Climate ChangeFunding and planning resources

US - Illinois
Chicago WildernessLink to climate change action plans in the midwest region

US - New York
NY City Dept. of City Planning: Vision 2020 The NYC Comprehensive Waterfront Plan Detailed information about NYC's vision of waterfront development

US - Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi
Southern Climate Impacts Planning ProgramCollection of climate data, publications and resources - many on adaptation

US - Oregon
Keep Oregon CoolGood link to reports on mitigation and adaptation

US - Pacific Northwest
UW - Climate Impacts GroupCollection of forecasting and planning tools, and research on adaptation

US - Southwest
Southwest Climate Change NetworkStrong assortment of climate modeling, and links to both mitigation and adaptation research

NOAA - Coastal Climate AdaptationLinks to adaptation projects
NOAA Sea GrantLink to programs categorized regionally

Coastal - US - Maine
Coastal Hazard Resiliency Tools ProjectBackground on policy and regulatory responses/resources, also presentations and zoning related material

Coastal - US - Massachusetts
ClimatideA blog run by Heather Goldstone who has a Ph.D. in Ocean Science. Links to research and questions about impacts on fisheries

Coastal - US - North Carolina
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Division of Coastal Management

Climate Ready Estuaries 2011 Progress Report

Health and Environmental Effects - US
EPA - Climate Change - Health and Environmental Effects

Sea Level Rise
NOAA Coastal Services CenterVisualization program used to see potential impacts from SLR, coastal inundation or coastal development

Sea Level Rise - US - Massachusetts
Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionVisualization tools to represent 1 foot, 3 feet, 6 feet of SLR; and storm surge scenarios

Sea Level Rise - US - North Carolina
RENCI at ECUResearch, visualization tools, outreach info and links to other universities

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish CommissionLink to Inter-Tribal climate change strategies and reports
Indian Country Today Media Network
Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals at Northern Arizona UniversityInformation on climate change, environmental compliance, air quality, and other resources
National Congress of American IndiansLink to policy issues effecting Native Americans
National Tribal Environmental councilTribal nonprofit formed in 1991 that currently has 186 member tribes dedicated to protecting and preserving tribal environments
Our Natural Resources (ONR)Link to presentations, guides, and communication resources
Tribal Climate Change ProjectTribal profiles along with links to publications and projects
Tribal Energy and Environmental Information ClearinghouseWide variety of information: energy resource dev., environmental impacts and mitigation measures, guidance and training info, and tribal points of contact
Tribes & Climate Change Resources - Adaptation

Tribal - Canada
Center for Indigenous Environmental ResourcesCanadian nonprofit with good link to resources, workshops, and webinars focused on solving environmental problems

Tribal - US - Washington
Northwest Indian Fisheries CommissionLink to the 20 treaty tribes in western Washington

Water Management Planning - US - California
Climate Change Handbook for Regional Water Planning

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