“Climate change is a controversial subject, right? People will debate whether there is climate change.... I want to talk about the frequency of extreme weather situations, which is not political. Anyone who says there is not a change in weather patterns is denying reality.” Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York
The relationship between extreme weather and climate change
Preparing for water-sector impacts related to extreme weather and climate change
Adaptation and mitigation measures at the utility level
Funding opportunities for utility adaptation and mitigation activities
Utility perspectives on implementing adaptation/mitigation measures (e.g., case studies)
During this conference government experts and scientists described potential extreme weather and climate change impacts in the mid-Atlantic and how to better prepare for them. In addition, utility representatives from the mid-Atlantic discussed actions that they have taken to mitigate and adapt to impacts from extreme weather and climate change and how they funded those actions.