- Providing loans to companies that might be harmed by a warming climate, such as the ski industry, snow plowing businesses, and maple sugar industries.
- Supporting local farmers to increase local food production by 20 percent, so that when droughts and floods disrupt outside food supply lines, local farms will be able to feed the immediate community.
- Building stronger roofs to handle wetter, heavier snowstorms than what they are used to.
- Using porous pavement to prevent storm water runoff, and improving storm sewers to handle more volume.
…Here are a few suggestions adapted from the Post Carbon Cities Web site to take to your local government:
Map of New Hampshire with a red dot on Keene from Wikimedia Commons