Collaborative Climate Research Effort to Be Conducted in Partnership with Academic Institutions, Science Organizations, Community Leaders, and Industry Representatives. Dr. Perry Sheffield of the Institute for Exposomic Research will lead the Health and Safety Workgroup
Governor Kathy Hochul announced the launch of a multi-year study, New York State Climate Impacts Assessment: Understanding and Preparing for Our Changing Climate, to explore how climate change affects communities, ecosystems, and the economy in New York State. This collaborative climate research effort led by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) and conducted in partnership with academic institutions, science organizations, community leaders and industry representatives, among others, to better understand and document the current impact of climate change across the state, what future impacts may be, and how the state can better prepare for them. Taking action to adapt to future climate conditions supports the implementation of the State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.