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Climate Change Contacts

Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Climate Change in the Pacific Southwest
— By Topic

Adaptation to Climate ChangeAdaptation

Adaptation is the way that we minimize damage and loss that could result from climate change by reducing the vulnerability of our natural and human systems.

energy efficiencyEnergy Efficiency

Taking even small steps to improve energy efficiency can have a major impact on climate change.

green site cleanupsGreen Site Cleanups

EPA is using innovative methods to reduce carbon emissions from site clean up activities.


Do your part to address climate change with the help of EPA voluntary partnership programs.


Air permit requirements and proposed carbon emissions reporting are examples of the programs being implemented by EPA to help curb greenhouse gas emissions.

renewable energyRenewable Energy

Renewable energy such as solar and wind power, and methane from landfills, help reduce carbon emissions.

smarth growthSmart Growth

EPA helps communities grow in ways that expand economic opportunity, protect public health and the environment, and create and enhance the places that people love.


Learn about how EPA is working to reduce emissions from highways and ports, especially in areas that are facing significant air quality issues.

waste managementWaste Management

Recycling, composting and waste reduction can significantly decrease greenhouse gases.

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