Cities and States Prepare for the Impacts of Climate Change

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Congress, it's clear, is in no rush to settle on a plan to confront climate change. For many cities and states, especially those facing increased wildfire, flooding, and drought risks, this simply isn't good enough—they have begun developing and implementing climate change adaptation plans to prepare for the expected threats.Grist writes:

A report released this week by the California Adaptation Advisory Panel laid out the myriad threats climate change poses to the Golden State—as well as strategies to anticipate and prepare for rising sea levels, along with more wildfires, heat waves, and water shortages.

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