Federal Action on Climate Change


Overview: Performance.gov provides the public with a view of the inner workings of the Federal Government.

How to Use This Resource: Journalists will find a complete archive of the federal agencies concerned with climate change and the most up-to-date reports on their plans and progress.

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The Climate Impacts: Global and Regional Adaptation Support Platform Database


Overview: CI:Grasp is a climate information service that collects data on current and projected climate stimuli, impacts and adaptation options on a national and regional level.

How to Use This Resource: This enormous database allows journalists to search for worldwide adaptation projects by numerous criteria, such as region, climate change effect, and source.

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Weather and Climate Toolkit

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Overview: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is a federal agency dedicated to the preservation of oceans and the atmosphere.

How to Use This Resource:The toolkit allows the visualization and data export of weather and climate data, including radar, satellite and model data. It also provides tools for background maps, animations and basic filtering.

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Climate Change Synthesis Report Summary for Policymakers

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Overview: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a scientific body within the United Nations that reviews scientific, technical and socio-economic information on climate change.

How to Use This Resource: This synthesis report is provides a global perspective of climate change and addresses its causes, future impacts, and future pathways for adaptation.

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National Climate Assessment Report

The U.S. Global Change Research Program

Overview: The U.S. Global Change Research Program is a coalition of 13 federal departments and agencies research the human-induced and natural processes of climate change.

How to Use This Resource:  This interactive report details public and private sector adaptation planning happening in the United States. Few adaptation plans have been implemented and several enact only incremental changes.

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Protecting Our Capital: How Climate Adaptation in Cities Creates a Resilient Place for Business

The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

Overview: C40 is a network of international cities that share information and collaborate on climate change action.

How to Use This Resource: Journalists will find data from more than 200 cities on their adaptation initiatives on the micro and macro level.

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