In 2010, the National Association of Wetland Managers queried all 50 states for information on any wetland-related climate change adaptation efforts they had initiated. Many states have sought ways to reduce greenhouse gases, implementing things such as emissions standards, energy portfolios, and carbon reduction targets. For the 2010 report, click here.
State Summary Pages
Wetlands are a profoundly diverse category of ecosystems. Climate change impacts will be different from one state to another. In addition, states vary in the activities they have undertaken in response to climate change, to date. In order to help users find the most relevant data, NAWM has categorized state actions and perceived threats from climate change. These categories are symbolized at the top of each state’s summary page as in the legend below: