Climate Smart Communities (CSC) is an unprecedented state-local partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, save taxpayer dollars and advance community goals for health and safety, economic vitality, energy independence and quality of life. As the Long Island Climate Smart Communities Coordinators, Cameron Engineering & Associates, LLP and the Sustainability Institute of Molloy College have been assisting municipalities with their efforts to lower greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for climate change by drafting local Climate Action Plans.
Any town, city, village, or county can become a Climate Smart Community by adopting at least the following 10 required elements of the CSC pledge:
Each CSC establishes a committee of municipal and
community members to develop a Climate Action Plan
Climate Action Plan
Smart Growth Summit
NFIP Community Rating System – Long Island Users Group Fall Meeting