States Are Responding to Climate Change Threats

Jun 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Story

As we enter the hottest time of the year (and a new season for hurricanes, droughts, and wildfires), a slew of states are taking steps forward when it comes to protecting their communities from the impacts of climate change. From state water plans to address increasing water scarcity to comprehensive climate change assessments and planning for sea level rise, governors and state legislators thankfully are using their position and authority to better prepare their states for the wide-ranging impacts of a changing climate.

Legislators in Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Nebraska, and New York have seen the warning signs of climate disruption and are taking action. Other states (and the President) would be well-advised to follow in their steps, and our recent Getting Climate Smart guide can show them how.

For more on this story, visit: States Are Responding to Climate Change Threats | Ben Chou’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC.

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