Includes policy, mitigation, adaptation, risk management, personal responsibility

NOAA Releases Arctic Action Plan

Climate change is making the Arctic a greener, warmer, and increasingly accessible place for economic opportunity. However, climate impacts such as sea ice loss and rising ocean acidification are straining coastal community resilience and sound resource stewardship. The NOAA Arctic Action Plan report outlines ways for scientists and stakeholders to share their progress regarding this vast, valuable, and vulnerable region.

Considerations for Climate Change & Variability Adaptation on the Navajo Nation

A new report led by the University of Colorado Boulder summarizes the impact of climate change on Navajo Nation lands and discusses factors that affect people’s vulnerabilities to climate impacts, and outlines a way for the region's residents to plan for ongoing environmental change.

Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change

On April 15 in Berlin, Germany, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change approved and released Working Group III's Fifth Assessment Report - a comprehensive assessment of all relevant options for mitigating climate change through limiting or preventing greenhouse gas emissions, as well as activities that remove them from the atmosphere.

Mapping the River Ahead

As the climate changes, critical challenges face water managers, farmers, public agencies and conservationists in the Colorado River Basin. A new report by Carpe Diem West Academy, in partnership with the Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Policy, University of Montana, documents the concerns of some Colorado River thought leaders and their ideas about potential solutions and paths ahead.

The American Planning Association's 2014 National Planning Conference will be held in Atlanta from April 26-30.

A forum featuring prominent speakers on climate science, training bootcamps, and a variety of educational activities for attendees.

Regional conference for planners, decision-makers, & educators on how communities can be more resilient to severe weather & climate impacts.

Texas A&M’s Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center is hosting a symposium on topics from hazard mitigation to recovery & adaptation.

The California Adaptation Forum aims to create a network of adaptation leaders committed to addressing climate risks in California.

This three-day conference will bring together practitioners, policy makers, and researchers to discuss climate change resiliency in the Great Lakes region.

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