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City of Portsmouth Coastal Resilience Initiative

Peter Britz, Environmental Planner and Sustainability Coordinator, Portsmouth, NH
Tuesday, June 17 @ 4:40pm

ABSTRACT

The City of Portsmouth completed a climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation plan in order to prepare and protect the City of Portsmouth. The report and the maps that go along with it are the City’s first step in addressing the City’s vulnerabilities. The impacts the community and it environment faces from sea level rise and coastal storm surges will be explained in some detail. By providing this information to the people in Portsmouth, the City has taken the first big step towards making the City of Portsmouth more resilient. Peter Britz will talk about the City of Portsmouth’s Coastal Resilience Initiative what it at looked, how the public was engaged in the process and introduce the next steps the City will take in preparing for Climate Change.

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