Sea level rise and increases in temperature pose a major threat to
the Long Island Sound coast and its wildlife.
Coastal communities plan for climate change threats
through conservation, adaption, and resiliency.
Climate change research and monitoring provide early warning signals on
threats to the Sound's shoreline, including marsh habitat loss, erosion, and
Educational resources are available to explain climate change
to a generation that will face new coastal challenges.
Find out more about Climate Change and learn things you should know.
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See what your local municipalities are doing to address climate change.
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Learn about the tools and strategies that are being used to investigate the local impacts of Climate Change.
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Resources for teaching about Earth's climate system and the changing climate.
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Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring Program
Through the Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring Program, the Long Island Sound Study funded two UConn scientists to investigate climate change impacts on key wildlife and ecosystem resources in Long Island Sound.
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Essential Politics: Live updates as California's governor says he'll sign new climate change laws - Flanked by legislative leaders, Gov. Continue Reading
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Gov. Brown says he will sign landmark climate change law - California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law - the most aggressive in the nation - by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least ... Continue Reading
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EPA and DOT Finalize Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks - ATLANTA – Today the U.S. Continue Reading
Informe de la EPA monitorea nuestro clima cambiante - WASHINGTON—La Agencia de Protección Ambiental de Estados Unidos (EPA, por sus siglas en inglés) publicó hoy un informe que muestra evidencia clara y convincente sobre los cambios a largo plazo en nuestro clima y destaca los impactos en la salud humana y el medio ambiente en Estad Continue Reading
Statement on the Montreal Protocol Negotiations in Vienna, Austria - WASHINGTON-Today, countries across the world took critical steps toward their goal under the Dubai Pathway to Amend the Montreal Protocol in 2016 to reduce production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Continue Reading
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Climate Central - An independent organization of scientists and journalists that surveys and conducts scientific research on climate change.
Climate Smart Guide Communities Guide to Local Action - Climate Smart Communities is a network of New York communities reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving climate resililiency
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation - Mission to increase resiliency and sustainability of communities facing climate change impacts
LISS Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring - Learn about monitoring program to detect early warning climate change impacts to Long Island Sound ecosystems.
Long Island Sound Climate Change Indicators - These indicators track physical changes in Long Island Sound and help resource managers asses impact on wildlife and habitats.
The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) is a cooperative effort involving researchers, regulators, user groups, and other concerned organizations and individuals. These people are working together to protect and improve the health of the Sound. Learn more »