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 […]
King Tide rolled into the Seacoast in late October and gave a preview of what we might experience regularly in the future as a result of rising sea levels. Folks had the opportunity to enter the PREP photo contest, hosted by NHCAW member Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership with the University of New Hampshire and Clean-Air […]
During the summer of 2011 a Climate Fellow at Clean Air – Cool Planet and a small team from NH CAW located data and information about environmental hazards, demographics, municipal infrastructure and natural resources in the New Hampshire seacoast. The resulting Climate Preparedness Data Directory describes the process for acquiring priority information including where to […]
NH CAW is starting work on an exciting new project in the Hampton Seabrook Estuary! Thanks to the great efforts of Derek Sowers, EPA awarded a Climate Ready Estuaries grant to the Piscataqua Region Estuaries Project (PREP), one of the NH CAW partners, to work with the three towns in the Estuary – Hampton, Hampton […]
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 […]