OUR CLIMATE VISION
Our vision is a more equitable, sustainable, and climate-resilient future for all people, species, and places within the Cumberland River basin—a future in which access to clean and abundant water allows our region to thrive. Our work to promote innovative nature-based climate solutions across our communities is essential to making that vision a reality.
WHAT CLIMATE CHANGE MEANS FOR OUR REGION
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges we are facing today in Tennessee and throughout the world. It’s an incredibly complex problem and in order to combat it, we will need everyone to get involved. Get to know how climate change is affecting our region and how you can help increase climate resilience in Tennessee.
Here's What We're Doing
The Cumberland River Compact is uniquely positioned to take on today’s complex water quality and climate challenges within the Cumberland River basin, one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. We take an inclusive, nature-based approach to implement projects and programs that help to mitigate the climate impacts faced by our state including extreme heat, flooding, drought, and wildfires.