The Western Governors' Association has officially asked the Feds to step up to the plate on supporting state-level climate change adaptation.
Read the April 28, 2010, letter from the WGA to the heads of the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Agriculture, and the Interior, signed by Governors Schwarzenegger and Richardson.
Download WGA Policy Resolution 09-2, "Supporting the Integration of Climate Change Adaptation Science in the West" (June 2009), which establishes a Climate Adaptation Work Group for the western states.
"The Work Group is currently comprised of representatives from WGA projects related to water, wildlife, forests and air."