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PURPOSE STATEMENT

To identify, study and monitor the causes and consequences of climate change on Cape Cod as a basis to guide and develop science-based policies, strategies and actions that governments, businesses, organizations, and individuals can pursue to:

  • improve the region’s resilience to climate hazards; and
  • mitigate climate change on Cape Cod through reducing net regional greenhouse gas emissions in support of the framework and targets established by the Commonwealth.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD NOW OPEN 

A public comment period on the Draft Cape Cod Climate Action Plan is now open. Comments will be accepted through June 1, 2021.  Comments can be submitted via email to climate@capecodcommission.org, in writing to Cape Cod Commission, P.O. Box 226, 3225 Main Street, Barnstable MA 02630, or by phone by calling 508-744-1271.  The draft version of the plan can be found here. Veja aqui o resumo do Plano em português. 

 

 

COMPONENTS OF THE CLIMATE ACTION PLAN2021 01 14 Cape Cod Commission Workshop

Resources

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2M pdf
Feb 05, 2021
Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Cape Cod-Executive Summary
these analyses demonstrate that without action on climate change, the impacts on the economy, communities, and resources of Cape Cod will be severe …
5M pdf
Feb 02, 2021
Economic Impacts of Climate Change on Cape Cod - Technical Report
make the case that without action on climate change, the impacts to Cape Cod’s economy, communities, and resources will be …
372K pdf
Dec 15, 2020
Legal and Jurisdictional Analysis-Select Climate Change Related Laws
TO: Cape Cod Commission Climate Action Subcommittee … by cities for which the relevant legal authority or consistency with state laws has not been analyzed by a court …
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