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Climate Change 101 || Climate Change Effects and Impacts || What New Yorkers Can Do: Mitigation, Adaptation, and Resilience || New York's Response to Climate Change || Resources for Local Governments || New York Climate Statutes, Regulations, and Policies

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Climate Change 101 Information about what is causing climate change around the planet, and how current and future changes to the climate are being studied by scientists.
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Climate Change Effects and Impacts How are the current physical effects of climate change, such as extreme heat and sea level rise, already impacting New York State? What conditions and impacts do we anticipate in the future?
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What New Yorkers Can Do: Mitigation, Adaptation, and Resilience A summary of State programs, initiatives, and actions to help New Yorkers and their communities mitigate climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and take action to improve adaptation and resilience to climate impacts.
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New York's Response to Climate Change A summary of reports, action plans, programs, and initiatives by New York State agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change impacts.
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Resources for Local Governments Local governments are key to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve community adaptation and resilience to climate change. Resources are available to help take climate action, such as the Climate Smart Communities program (leaves DEC website) and New York State grants for climate action.
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New York Climate Statutes, Regulations, and Policies What statutes, regulations, and other policies has New York State adopted to advance climate change planning and action?

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