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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Donald Trump didn't face a single debate question about climate change during his candidacy - Wednesday night’s final presidential debate brought Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s total debate count to 14. Continue Reading
Debate commission on climate change ice-out: ‘Dozens of issues’ don’t get time or attention - As the final presidential debate was concluding Wednesday night, so was an astonishing moderatorial performance. Continue Reading
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Climate change took a backseat to scandal at the presidential debates - While the third and final debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton covered national debt, gun control -- and whether or not to accept the results come election day -- climate change barely got a look in. Continue Reading
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EPA Reaches Settlement with Agri Star Meat & Poultry, LLC, of Postville, Iowa, for Industrial Stormwater Violations - Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Continue Reading
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Declaración del portavoz del CSN Ned Price sobre la delegación de EE.UU. a la reunión de las Partes del Protocolo de Montreal - El secretario de estado John Kerry y la administradora de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental Gina McCarthy viajarán a Kigali, Ruanda para promover las metas climáticas y medioambientales de EE.UU. Continue Reading
New EPA Web Portal Helps Communities Prepare for Climate Change - WASHINGTON– The U.S. Continue Reading
EPA SmartWay Honors CRST Expedited, Inc., of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for Exceptional Supply Chain Environmental and Energy Efficiency - Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Continue Reading
EPA SmartWay Honors Convoy Systems, LLC, of Kansas City, Kan., for Exceptional Supply Chain Environmental and Energy Efficiency - Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Continue Reading
US Climate Resilience Toolkit - The toolkit is designed to help people find and use tools, information, and subject matter expertise to build climate resilience.
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 »