Federal Adaptation Resources

Presidential Resources & Council on Environmental Quality

Council on Environmental Quality – Climate Change Resilience Main Page
The President’s Climate Action Plan (PDF)
Executive Order 13653, November 1, 2013,“Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change”

Interagency Adaptation Force

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Main EPA Climate Change Adaptation Page

EPA Climate Adaptation Implementation Plans

EPA, Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation, 6/2014

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

USDA Main Adaptation Page

USDA Climate Change Adaptation Plan

USDA Regional Climate Hubs

USDA Policy Statement, 6/3/11 (PDF)

U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Ocean and Coastal Resource Management page

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

Department of Defense Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap, 2012 (PDF)

Department of the Navy

Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Department of Education (DE)

“FY 2012 Climate Change Adaptation Plan” (PDF)

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

“2012 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan” (PDF)


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

“HHS Climate Change Adaptation Plan,”June 29, 2012, (PDF)

CDC Climate and Health Main Page

National Institute of Environmental and Health Services (NIEHS)

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

DHS Climate Change Adaptation and Emergency Management Page

DHS – Building a Resilient Nation


Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA)


U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)

United States HUD Policy Statement for Climate Change Adaptation (PDF)


U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI)

Climate Change – Adaptation and Decision Support Tools

Secretarial Order No. 3289, Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change on America’s Water, Land, and Other Natural and Cultural Resources 

US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

Landscape Conservation Cooperatives

United States Geological Survey

National Parks Service

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

“USAID Climate Change Adaptation Plan,” June 2012 (PDF)

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

Transportation and Climate Change Clearinghouse

U.S. Department of Transportation Climate Adaptation Plan (PDF)