The goal of this project will be to perform a high level climate vulnerability assessment for the City of Bellevue, to understand the greatest risks and vulnerabilities in the city from climate change. The project will involve the review of existing regional, statewide, and national studies to assess the impact of climate change on Bellevue’s infrastructure, such as its water, wastewater, stormwater infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, land use, urban forest, air quality, and other factors. The project will look at risks related to flooding, landslides, poor air quality, high heat, drought, water quality, and other possible climate change risks. The project will summarize existing information and also map out additional studies and research which may need to be performed, along with recommendations for next steps for the City to enhance climate resiliency. The project will seek to leverage the studies, data, and expertise of the UW Climate Impacts Group to help Bellevue begin to plan and adapt to the long-term impacts of climate change.
Livable City Year Contact Info
Teri Thomson Randall
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Parks and Community Services