This Pennsylvania Executive Order established the first statewide goal to reduce carbon pollution in Pennsylvania. The executive order also establishes the GreenGov Council to boost green and sustainable practices in state government to help achieve the goals set in the executive order.
A detailed analysis and list of adaptation strategies, accompanied by a list of major department-wide vulnerabilities and general recommendations to address them.
This plan addresses the changing climate in Pennsylvania by focusing on both the impacts of climate change (adapting to the impacts of climate change) and the prevention or slowing of human-caused climate change (reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change).
Pennsylvania’s state wildfire page, from the page, with slight edits for formatting: “A wildfire is an unplanned, unwanted wildland fire. Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (DCNR) Bureau of Forestry is responsible for protecting the commonwealth’s 17 million acres of public and private wildlands from damage by wildfire. This is accomplished by a combination of: Mitigation, Prevention, Preparedness, Suppression, Investigation. The bureau works with forest fire wardens and volunteer fire departments to promote the latest advances in fire prevention and suppression.”
A detailed analysis and list of adaptation strategies, accompanied by a list of major department-wide vulnerabilities and general recommendations to address them, including wildfires.