Climate Adaptation for Coastal Communities

Climate Adaptation for Coastal Communities

An interactive 3-day training course that provides individuals and communities with a climate adaptation toolkit to proactively address adaptation planning in the context of local government priorities.  The course it taught by NOAA's office for Coastal Management and local partners.  You will learn about climate adapation efforts from expert practicioners working in Maryland.  Through both individual work and group discussions, you will apply what you learn in each module and identify and document steps that your organization can take to effectively integrate climate adaptation strategies into policies, plans and programs.  

Session Modules & Course Topics:  

  • Setting the Course for Adaptation
  • Climate Science:  Understanding global & local impacts of climate change
  • Vulnerability Assessment:  Informing Adaptation Strategies
  • Climate Communication:  Applying Communication Research to be effective
  • Implementation:  Turning Strategies into Action  

 

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