Office of Sustainability and Climate Change

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Performance Scorecard National Roadmap
Performance Scorecard
Starting this year, each national forest and grassland will be tracking progress using a new 10-point scorecard. The Forest Service's research branch along with regional and national programs will provide support for this agency-wide effort.

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National Roadmap
The Forest Service will hold itself accountable for progress under this roadmap in four major dimensions: agency or organizational capacity; partnerships and conservation education; adaptation; and mitigation

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Related Resources and Information

Speeches from Chief Tidwell

The Chief and Advisor Discuss Climate Change

This new video is another resource enabling employees to engage in climate change education and Element 1 of the Scorecard.

Climate Change Events

Information for upcoming workshops, forums, exhibits and events.
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Get Climate Change Updates

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Climate Change Resource Center

Get information and tools to address climate change in project planning and implementation. Visit Website.


Climate Change Intranet

Please note that this is only accessible by U.S. Forest Service employees. Visit website.

Forest Service Climate Change

Visit the official Forest service website for climate change related information. Visit website.

The Forest Service's video on Climate Change

Message from the previous U.S. Forest Service Chief Gail Kimbell.
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Climate Change Awareness Toolkit

United States Global Change Research Program offers a toolkit for educators. Visit website.

Interview with Dave Cleaves

In a recent televised interview, US Forest Service Climate Change Advisor Dave Cleaves describes the Forest Service role in addressing climate change (filmed 9-18-2011). View video.

Other Links

Climate Data Initiative – Data related to climate change that can help inform and prepare America’s communities, businesses, and citizens.
Climate Resilience Toolkit – Provides resources and a framework for understanding and addressing the climate issues that impact people and their communities