DEEP: Climate Adaptation Planning

Climate Adaptation Planning
The planning process for climate adaptation is similar to other planning frameworks that you may already be familiar with. The resources in this section of CART are geared toward planners, elected officials, volunteer energy and climate committee members, and others interested in learning more about the general adaptation planning process. In this section you will:
  • Learn how to engage your community in climate adaptation
  • Discover climate adaptation resources related to different planning stages
Planning Steps
The basic steps in climate change adaptation planning are outlined below. Select the planning phase that you would like to learn more about from the list. If you are a professional in a discipline related to agriculture, education, built environment and infrastructure, natural resources and ecological habitats, or public health and safety, use the Climate Adaptation Resource Toolkit (CART) homepage to find resources specific to your field.
More Planning Resources

In addition to the planning stage-specific resources above, the following list of resources contain guidebooks, toolkits, and knowledge databases that can help you through the entire planning process:
Content Last Updated November 2013