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Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force Interim Report

Summary: 
The Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force's interim report recommends key components to include in a national strategy on climate change adaptation.

Today, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released an interim progress report of the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force.   The report outlines the Task Force’s progress to date and recommends key components to include in a national strategy on climate change adaptation.   The components include: integration of science into adaptation decisions and policy; communications and capacity building; coordination and collaboration; prioritization; a flexible framework for Agencies; and evaluation.  View the press release.

Nancy Sutley is the Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality