Taking Action

Human response to Climate Change occurs at different scales and geographies. Choose which you would like to browse:


University of Connecticut

EcoHusky: the University of Connecticut’s Office of Environmental Policy. Find information on climate planning at UConn and more including:

The State of Connecticut

The State of Connecticut’s Official Climate Change Website – “Connecticut’s climate change initiative is lead and directed by the Governor’s Steering Committee on Climate Change (GSC).  The GSC is made up of leaders from key state agencies including the Departments of Environmental Protection, Public Utility Control, Transportation, and Administrative Services, the Office of Policy and Management, and the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund.”

The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund offers ” financial incentives and educational programs to encourage homeowners, companies, municipalities, and other institutions to support renewable energy and lead the nation toward a brighter energy future.” – Is your community a Clean Energy Community?

More Local and State Responses

Many municipalities and states have developed policies related to climate and energy. Check out the EPA’s State and Local Climate and Energy Program for more›

More on Urban Adaptation

What states have Climate Action Plans? Check the map at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change›

National and International Responses

EPA Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an international body established by the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Meteorological Organization for the assessment of climate change