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Pintail duck in flight
Wildlife such as pintail ducks are affected by a changing climate
George Gentry/US FWS Image (on Flickr)

Executive Order on Preparing the U.S. for the Impacts of Climate Change

The President issued an order that calls on the Federal Government to build on recent progress and pursue new strategies to improve the Nation's preparedness and resilience. In doing so, agencies should promote: (1) engaged and strong partnerships and information sharing at all levels of government; (2) risk-informed decisionmaking and the tools to facilitate it; (3) adaptive learning, in which experiences serve as opportunities to inform and adjust future actions; and (4) preparedness planning

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Published on: Monday, November 4, 2013

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