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Climate Change Preparation Strategy

  • Background report for the Climate Change Preparation Strategy

  • Download this document and submit your comments by April 11, 2014.

Portland and Multnomah County's climate change preparation work has been published for public review and comment in two parts:

1) The Climate Change Preparation Strategy identifies actions to prepare for the changing climate in two ways: a) reduce climate-related vulnerabilities for residents and businesses, and b) respond to impacts when they do occur. 

2) The Risk and Vulnerabilities Assessment report serves as the foundation for the action strategy and provides an overview of the science and a more detailed review of the potential impacts to health and human systems, natural systems, infrastructure and the built environment, as well as an overview other systems such as energy, the economy, food systems and climate migrants.

The City and County welcome public comment on these draft documents through April 11, 2014.


Climate Change Preparation Strategy Overview

What are Portland and Multnomah County doing to prepare for climate change?

Public Comment Draft: Climate Change Preparation Strategy

Released Feb. 10, 2014 by the City of Portland and Multnomah County

Public Comment Draft: Risk and Vulnerabilities Assessment for Climate Change Preparation Strategy

Released Feb. 10, 2014 by the City of Portland and Multnomah County

How to Comment

Comment instructions for Draft Climate Change Preparation Strategy and Draft Risk and Vulnerabilities Assessment

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