Purpose of the EO
Federal Register, Vol. 78, No. 215, Wednesday, November 6, 2013
EO 13653, signed by President Obama on November 1, 2013, outlines Federal agency responsibilities in the areas of supporting climate resilient investment; managing lands and waters for climate preparedness and resilience; providing information, data, and tools for climate change preparedness and resilience; and planning.
This Roadmap sets forth planned activities that will increase the Department’s resilience to the impacts of climate change. The Roadmap establishes three broad adaptation goals: 1) identify and assess the effects of climate change on the Department; 2) integrate climate change considerations across the Department and manage associated risks; and 3) collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on climate change challenges.