Challenge of Adapting to Climate Change

To move forward with Sims’ adaptation plan to climate change, propose an action plan that prioritizes, and allocates resources among, the following tasks for climate change adaptation: 1) Funding for levee; 2) district consolidation; 3) developing a guiding book on climate adaptation; 4) forging a public alliance with the Marshall Islands; 5) creating a county climate plan; and 6) seizing a political moment with a new set of climate commitments. Be creative – after all, you are now working with a leader with innovative and entrepreneurial spirit. Consider the following issues:What are some main challenges?What advantages does a local government have for addressing climate change?Is there any coalition building or political support needed?What is the role of scientists in policy making process?