Arizona has not developed a statewide adaptation plan.  Other resources from the Adaptation Clearinghouse, which have been developed by the state and localities to help communities prepare for climate change, are highlighted below.  

The Georgetown Climate Center’s State Adaptation Progress Tracker, which tracks the progress states are making in preparing for the impacts of climate change, was supported by the MacArthur Foundation.


No state-led adaptation plan finalized.

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State Agency Plans

Resource Name Sector(s) Covered Date
Arizona Climate and Health Adaptation Plan 2017 Public health April 2017
Arizona DOT Resilience Pilot Program Emergency preparedness, Transportation August 2015
Arizona Extreme Weather, Climate and Health Profile Report Public health, Frontline Communities March 2015
Preliminary Study of Climate Adaptation for the Statewide Transportation System in Arizona Emergency preparedness, Land use and built environment, Transportation March 2013
Arizona Wildlife Action Plan 2012-2022 Biodiversity and ecosystems, Wildlife May 16, 2012

Local and Regional Plans

Resource Name Date
City of Flagstaff, Arizona Climate Action and Adaptation Plan November 20, 2018
City of Phoenix, Arizona Tree and Shade Master Plan 2010
City of Tucson, Arizona 2008 Update to Water Plan: 2000-2050 2008
City of Tucson, Arizona Framework for Advancing Sustainability 2008

More Featured Resources

Resource Name Resource Category Date
Arizona DOT Resilience Pilot Program Data and tools August 2015
City of Flagstaff, Arizona Resiliency and Preparedness Study Assessments September 2012

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