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Delaware has for more than a decade been working to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and increase the state’s resilience to climate change. The Climate Action Plan outlines broad strategies and specific actions that can be taken to further those efforts.
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) administers the Delaware Climate Leadership Academy, which aims to build climate literacy and awareness in the state. About the Academy Academy Programs
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The Delaware Climate Leadership Academy offers programs for public and private sector professionals and leaders to learn how climate change is impacting Delaware, build preparedness and advance solutions through collaboration and technical training. Climate Leadership Academy
The Delaware Climate Leadership Academy is a DNREC-sponsored initiative established to provide foundational and continuing education on climate risk assessment, planning and solutions for state and local government officials, infrastructure executives and business leaders. Climate Leadership Academy
Climate change looks different depending on where you are in the world. In Delaware, climate change primarily takes the form of sea level rise, increasing temperatures and more frequent intense storms, including heavy precipitation and flooding. Climate Action Plan Menu
Earth’s climate is changing, resulting in increasing temperatures and precipitation, and contributing to extreme weather and rising seas. The effects of climate change are already being observed in Delaware. Climate Action Plan Menu
Human activities have increased the amount of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, threatening the health and wellbeing of the people of Delaware. Climate Action Plan Menu Delaware’s Climate Action Plan
Climate change is a global issue that will require global solutions, but we can all play a part in that greater effort by reducing our energy usage and conserving our resources. Climate Action Plan Menu
By maximizing resilience and adapting to climate change impacts now, we are better prepared for extreme and unexpected events. Climate Action Plan Menu Delaware’s Climate Action Plan
Delaware has taken steps to address the causes and consequences of climate change with the goal of minimizing greenhouse gas emissions and maximizing resilience to the impacts of climate change we are witnessing today. Climate Action Plan Menu
A glossary of terms used in the Delaware Climate Action Plan and in conversations about climate issues. Climate Action Plan Menu Delaware’s Climate Action Plan
Climate Change Basics
By minimizing greenhouse gas emissions now, we contribute to a worldwide effort to reduce the severity of rapid climate change. Climate Action Plan Menu Delaware’s Climate Action Plan
Public participation has been essential to developing Delaware’s Climate Action Plan. In addition to public workshops held in the spring and fall of 2020, online surveys and comment forms soliciting public input, DNREC sought insight from Delaware-based technical stakeholders in the buildings, electric power, industrial transportation and waste sectors —
The warming climate impacts our daily lives and economy, and it affects us all. With all that’s at stake, it’s time for us to act together.
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