Federal Adaptation Resources
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This collection of resources by and for Federal agencies is intended to support the planning and implementation of measures to adapt to
- Built Infrastructure
- Communication & Training
- Human Health
- Natural Resources
- Disaster Response
- Regional Climate Information & Modeling
- Observations & Monitoring
Summaries of the 2014 Federal Agency Adaptation Plans
An update to the Adaptation Science Interagency Working Group’s (ASIWG) review of FY2013 Federal Agency Adaptation Plans, this assessment aims to highlight common vulnerabilities and research needs identified in the 2014 Federal Agency Climate Change Adaptation Plans. This synthesis can help to inform the USGCRP research agenda, facilitate the production of usable science, and encourage interagency collaboration to enhance adaptation and
Comparison of 2014 Adaptation Plans
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released a report in conjunction with Booz Allen Hamilton comparing the 38 Federal Agency Adaptation Plans submitted to the White House in 2014. The comparison was undertaken to provide information about agency climate
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) reviewed current actions (as of January 2015) of selected Federal departments and agencies to adapt their own missions, infrastructure, operations, and personnel to projected climate change. (It does not address federal programs meant primarily to assist others to adapt, although the boundary is often hard to delineate.) This synthesis is not comprehensive. It identifies common approaches among agencies, examples of specific actions, and notable barriers the federal government faces.
Summary of FY2013 Federal Agency Adaptation PlansFY2013 Summary of Research and Information Needs report
USGCRP's Adaptation Science Interagency Working Group (ASIWG) conducted a review of the FY2013 Federal Agency Adaptation Plans to identify common research and information needs across the agencies. A summary of the top three needs was presented at the August 2013 GreenGov workshop.