CT, DC, DE, MA, ME, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT (includes Chesapeake Bay)
Scientists have encouraging news for planners along the Eastern seaboard staring down the worsening crisis of sea level rise: if managed well, most of the region’s shorelines could adapt naturally to the changes that lie ahead.
Encourage climate change awareness in your community by focusing on local or regional impacts. Highlight those changes your audience might have already noticed. Because climate impacts vary, you will need to be alert for climate change impacts in your specific region. Once you’ve identified a few impacts, think about how they might affect your community.
Regional Impacts: Northeast