Adaptation Clearinghouse

The Adaptation Clearinghouse seeks to advance effective climate, energy, and transportation policies in the United States that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help communities adapt to climate change . The Clearinghouse aims to strenghten the Federal-State partnership and provide information to policymakers, resource managers, academics, and others who are working to help communities adapt to climate change.

Subject area
Level of focus on subject areas: L - Low, M - Medium, H - High

Subject focus: 

  • Governance
Language and access

Google Translator: 



  • English
Level of experitse needed to make best use of the platform
Ideal minimum bandwidth required to make best use of the platform
Geographic coverage
Regions and countries covered by the initiative

Global focus: 



United States
Contact Details
For host or main institution

Contact Name: 

Chris Coil, Communications Director

Contact Address: 

Georgetown Climate Center, Hall of States, Suite 422, 444 N. Capitol Street, Washington DC 20001, US

Contact Telephone: 

(202) 661-6566

Contact Email: 

Partners include
Target Audience

Audience geographic focus: 

  • National

Audience role: 

  • Academics/Scientists
  • Civil society
  • General public
  • Government decision-makers
  • Practitioners
Content Categories

Available Formats: 

  • Data visualisation/mapping
  • Government policy documents
  • News and events
  • Research findings/reports

Special content types: 

  • Email distribution list
  • Facebook
  • Government policy documents
  • News and Events
  • Twitter
  • Video


  • Academic
  • Government Documents
Access: Medium
Level of emphasis on providing access to knowledge
Emphasis on allowing sharing of knowledge by users