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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Maryland Release Climate Change Action Plan

The State of Maryland has released its Climate Change Action Plan, which outlines its proposed activities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the state's vulnerability to climate change. With respect to adaptation, the report emphasises the importance of sea-level rise and coastal storms and includes proposed strategies for addressing a range of key issues:

  1. Reduction of Impact to Existing and Future Growth
  2. Financial and Economic Well-Being
  3. Protection of Human Health,
    Safety and Welfare
  4. Natural Resource Protection
  5. Adaptation and Response Toolbox
  6. Future Steps and Directions

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