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Obama Administration Issues First National Climate Adaptation Strategy

Two years in the making, he National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is a call to action. Co-led by the US Fish & Wildlife Service, NOAA, and the NY State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, some 90 researchers from federal, state, and tribal conservation agencies, as well as the American public, took part in crafting the plan.

Obama Administration Launches “National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Change Adaptation Strategy”

With clean energy expected to be one of four main themes of the President’s State of the Union Address tonight, the White House Council on Environmental Quality has launched the “National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy.” Billed as an “unprecedented, collaborative” strategy to comprehensively address the risks and opportunities associated with climate change, the initiative cuts across and streamlines the efforts of numerous government departments, as well as drawing on resources and expertise across a diverse range of other organizations.