Check out this article about the Newfields project kickoff meeting last week: “Residents prepare for extreme weather events,” which appeared in Seacoast Online.
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Newfields Community Planning for Severe Weather Wednesday June 20, 2012 5:00 – 8:00 pm Newfields Town Hall RSVP for the event. See project flyer. Community-driven adaptation efforts like those in Hampton, Hampton Falls and Seabrook are now taking form in Newfields, the next town to take initiative in planning for severe weather impacts. Residents and officials […]
Check out this article from The Wire: Seacoast Forecast: Climate change, the new normal, which features NHCAW. This article is part of The Wire’s “Seacoast Forecast” series that looks at how our region is planning for economic, environmental and social change.
The lastest news from the Yale Project on Climate Communication reports the results of a survey on how American’s perceive and prepare for extreme weather/natural hazards. Some Highlights: 82 percent of Americans report that they personally experienced one or more types of extreme weather or a natural disaster in the past year. 35 percent of all […]
ScienceDaily (Apr. 10, 2012) — Record and near-record breaking temperatures dominated the eastern two-thirds of the United States and contributed to the warmest March on record for the contiguous United States, a record that dates back to 1895. More than 15,000 warm temperature records were broken during the month. Read the full article.
Rising Sea Levels Seen as Threat to Coastal U.S, New York Times, March 13 Excerpt from the article: “Insurance companies got out of the business of writing flood insurance decades ago, so much of the risk from sea level rise is expected to fall on the financially troubled National Flood Insurance Program, set up by […]
On February 10, some members of the NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (NHCAW) attended the Legal Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Connecticut conference sponsored by CT SeaGrant. Although the focus of this legal research centered upon southern New England and northern Mid-Atlantic states, the solutions, approaches and local case studies were relevant to the impacts of climate […]
The New Hampshire Coastal Adaptation Workgroup (NHCAW) is a collaboration of 22 organizations working to assist communities in NH’s coastal watershed to prepare for the impacts of extreme weather and long term climate change by providing resources, facilitation and guidance that enhance readiness and resilience. Connect to NHCAW workshop materials, sign up for updates on the […]