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Title: Illinois task force on global climate change

The purpose of this report is to document progress in the areas of national policy development, emissions reduction, research and education, and adaptation, and to identify specific actions that will be undertaken to implement the Illinois state action plan. The task force has been tracking national and international climate change policy, and helping shape national policy agenda. Identification and implementation of cost-effective mitigation measures has been performed for emissions reduction. In the area of research and education, the task force is developing the capacity to measure climate change indicators, maintaining and enhancing Illinois relevant research, and strengthening climate change education. Activities relevant to adaptation to new policy include strengthening water laws and planning for adaptation. 6 figs., 4 tabs.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, Springfield, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
603388
Report Number(s):
CONF-9611132--Proc.
ON: DE98000112; TRN: 98:001821-0009
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 24. annual Illinois energy conference, Chicago, IL (United States), 15 Nov 1996; Other Information: PBD: 1996; Related Information: Is Part Of Energy and environment in the marketplace. Proceedings of the twenty-fourth annual Illinois energy conference; PB: 304 p.
Publisher:
Univ. of Illinois, Chicago, IL (United States)
Research Org:
Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL (United States). Energy Resources Center
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; ILLINOIS; POLLUTION REGULATIONS; CLIMATIC CHANGE