Looking Forward: Priorities for Managing Freshwater Resources in a Changing Climate

An updated report addressing ways to build resilience to climate change for water resources has been released by the federal Water Resources and Climate Change Workgroup. “Looking Forward: Priorities for Managing Freshwater Resources in a Changing Climate” updates a 2011 National Action Plan and outlines priority actions to make progress in three key areas: data and research; planning and decision support; and training and outreach. Fourteen federal agencies were involved in developing this report and are undertaking efforts to build the nation’s preparedness to extreme events.

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