EPA: Adapting to Change (Climate Change)

Adaptation is the adjustment that society or ecosystems make to prepare for, or adjust to climate change. Adaptation can include actions by individuals and communities, from a farmer planting more drought-resistant crops to a city ensuring that new coastal infrastructure can accommodate future sea level rise. Many governments and organizations across the United States and the world have already begun taking actions to adapt to climate change. Together, adaptation, coupled with actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, are essential to limiting the damages from future climate change.

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Adaptation is the adjustment that society or ecosystems make to prepare for, or adjust to climate change. Adaptation can include actions by individuals and communities, from a farmer planting more drought-resistant crops to a city ensuring that new coastal infrastructure can accommodate future sea level rise. Many governments and organizations across the United States and the world have already begun taking actions to adapt to climate change. Together, adaptation, coupled with actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, are essential to limiting the damages from future climate change.

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Keyword Climate Change, Adaptation, Global Warming, EPA
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 12/28/2015 10:31
Language English
Date Record Checked: 12/28/2015 10:22 (W3C-DTF)

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