The city of New York has released a $19.5 billion plan to prepare for the impacts of climate change and boost its resilience to fu
Regional climate hubs and new research tools are among the ways in which the USDA is planning to help the agriculture sector mitigate and adapt to climate challenges.
A new climate adaptation strategy, produced by a partnership of federal, state, and tribal agencies in response to a call to action by Congress, outlines goals and steps that managers, decision-makers, and private land owners can take to reduce the current and expected impacts of climate change on fish, wildlife, plants, and ecosystems ov
Scientists with the Southwest Climate Change Initiative have piloted a new collaborative planning approach aimed to help natural resource managers more effectively coordinate across jurisdictional boundaries to plan for and create management actions to address the future effects of climate change in the Southwest U.S.
In response to a 2009 executive order by President Obama requiring all U.S. government agencies to plan for future climate change, the U.S.
The frequency of flooding is expected to substantially increase over the 21st century in coastal California due to heavier rainfall from warming-induced intensification of the hydrologic cycle, sea-level rise, and storm surge.
If Los Angeles could eliminate coal from its mix of energy sources, implement a myriad of measures including increasing the efficiency of natural gas-fired power plants, and ensure all residents have access to sustainable transportation options, the city could reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 30 percent below 1990 levels.
Move away from water-intensive crops, properly schedule irrigation, and scale back acreage to be planted: these are a few ways in which New Mexico farmers can prepare themselves for the effects of drought, according to a new publication by New Mexico State University.
Climate change impacts on landscapes will force many species and ecosystems in the Rocky Mountains and Great Basin, including piñon and juniper woodlands, to migrate to find new suitable habitat by the end of the century.
Minority populations in Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas already face challenges due to poor health and socioeconomic barriers, and now a new report for the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies finds they will also