Climate Change Adaptation: What Federal Agencies Are Doing

This report describes the efforts of federal agencies to adapt to climate change. Agency activities listed include the following agencies and subagencies: (1) Executive Office of the President and Interagency Initiatives - a. Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force, b. Executive Order 13514 ‐ Federal Leadership In Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, c. Council on Environmental Quality, d. Office of Science and Technology Policy, e. United States Global Change Research Program, f. National Climate Adaptation Summit; (2) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - a. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, b. Agricultural Research Service, c. Farm Services Agency, d. Forest Service, e. National Institute of Food and Agriculture, f. Natural Resources Conservation Service; (3) Department of Commerce (DOC) - a. Economic Development Administration, b. National Institute of Standards and Technology, c. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; (4) Department of Defense (DoD) - a. Army Corps of Engineers, b. the Navy; (5) Department of Energy (DOE); (6) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - a. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, b. National Institutes of Health; (7) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - a. Federal Emergency Management Agency; (8) Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); (9) Department of the Interior (DOI) - a. Bureau of Land Management, b. Bureau of Reclamation, c. Fish and Wildlife Service, d. U.S. Geological Survey, e. National Park Service; (10) Department of Transportation (DOT) - a. Federal Highway Administration; and (11) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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  • Accession Number: 01342284
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 21 2011 9:28AM