Climate and Health
Combating climate change requires an integrated, regional response that builds on the shared vision and leadership of the region’s public, private and civic sectors, as well as the participation of all communities that live, learn, work, and play in the region. Benton County is in a unique position to advance solutions that address climate change.
2023 Climate and Health Adaptation Plan of Lincoln and Benton Counties
The plan aims to engage and empower the community to address the impacts of climate change on the people in our region, and build a more resilient and prepared community.
What’s included in the plan?
Addressing climate change is an important opportunity to rethink how we live and work. In addition to reducing emissions, our Climate Action Plan aims to:
Build climate change readiness
creating solutions that work for everyone in the county
Adapt and be resilient
to a changing climate
Health equity and cultural responsiveness
increase the County’s commitment
Improve health and wellness
of all communities