Strategy 5

Adapt Everywhere

San Joaquin levee Repair
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District making repairs to the San Joaquin River Levee in California.  Photo credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Climate change is already affecting all of us, and the impacts will only grow. Extreme weather, food and water scarcity, and economic shifts are unavoidable. To address this, the federal government must develop a national adaptation strategy that develops key priorities, learns from local successes, and helps local governments, businesses, communities, and households plan and prepare for impacts.