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How Tompkins County Can Address its Lags on Essential Climate Adaptation Infrastructure

By Samuel Nichols Published January 15, 2022

Climate change is becoming increasingly unavoidable. Policymakers have largely focused on mitigating climate change, but it is also time to refocus on adapting to the changes we will soon be living with. Tompkins County, for example, must do more to protect its most vulnerable and to prepare for the consequences of climate change that we are currently experiencing.