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Learning from success in climate-informed decision-making : case studies across three U.S. regions
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|Title:||Learning from success in climate-informed decision-making : case studies across three U.S. regions|
|LC Subject Headings:||United States - Climate - Decision making - Case studies|
United States - Climate - Research - Case studies
|Publisher:||Honolulu, HI : East-West Center|
|Abstract:||A network of sustained assessment specialists created within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (NOAA RISA) program present five case studies of successful local responses to climate change that are supported by scientific information. Based in three regions--the U.S. Pacific Islands, the South Central United States, and the Rocky Mountain West--the case studies in this report feature local managers who are providing and applying climate information, with valuable outcomes, across a range of geographic scales and sectors. They include improving local climate-adaptation efforts in San Angelo, Texas, enhancing the resilience of iconic coastal ecosystems on Hawai'i Island, managing water in the Colorado River Conservation District, increasing conservation resilience in the southern Great Plains, and using El Niño forecasts to plan for drought in the Pacific Islands. The case studies provide new insights, which are summarized as five practical lessons for anyone seeking to better integrate climate considerations into decision-making.|
|Description:||For more about the East-West Center, see http://www.eastwestcenter.org/|
|Pages/Duration:||ix, 34 p.|
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