South Carolina 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.

South Carolina

No state-led adaptation plan finalized.

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State Law and Policy

Resource Name Resource Type Date
South Carolina Disaster Relief and Resilience Act Law and Governance September 29, 2020

State Agency Plans

Resource Name Sector(s) Covered Date
South Carolina Hazard Mitigation Plan - 2018 Update Coastal, Land use and built environment, Tourism and recreation October 2018

Local and Regional Plans

Resource Name Date
City of Charleston, South Carolina Comprehensive Plan 2021 October 12, 2021
Sea Level Rise Strategy for Charleston, South Carolina December 2015

More Featured Resources

Resource Name Resource Category Date
Climate Change Impacts to Natural Resources in South Carolina Assessments 2013
Adapting to Shoreline Change: A Foundation for Improved Management and Planning in South Carolina Planning April 2010

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