Findings: Climate Change

This report card is calculated based on the responses to the three major questions regarding climate change preparedness and what percentage of climate change preparedness actions have been completed by each municipality.

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1. Has the municipality completed some form of climate change vulnerability assessment?

2. Has the municipality completed some form of climate change adaptation planning effort?

3. Has the municipality adopted regulatory changes intended to reduce the municipality’s vulnerability to potential climate change impacts?

PREP is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program, a joint program between local, state and federal agencies established under the Clean Water Act with the goal of protecting and enhancing nationally significant estuarine resources. PREP is supported in part by an EPA matching grant and is housed within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.