Communities Respond to Climate Change With Innovation


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In a CourtHouse News report, in tackling climate change, communities across the United States are already developing and completing bold environmental projects that help resist the negative effects of climate change.

According to The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in a multimedia report, thousands of everyday people are collaborating with scientists on "community-based solutions" to climate change's negative effects.

The report, titled How We Respond, used data and other inputs from scientists. The report includes U.S. communities that underwent "vulnerability assessments" to understand the local risks from climate change.

The impacts from climate change vary from region to region around the world.

Emily Therese Cloyd, director of AAAS' public engagement program, said in a statement that the report can be a roadmap for communities looking for ways to collaborate with local government, nonprofits and scientists to respond to the global climate crisis. Read the Entire Article


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