Community Survey

The City of Iowa City is currently developing a Climate Action and Adaptation Plan to chart a path towards meeting our GHG emission reduction goals while planning for the potential impacts caused by local changes in climate. 

Please complete this brief survey to provide input into the development of the plan, and help the City understand your perspectives and needs. It should only take approximately 5 minutes to complete. 

The feedback provided will help create a plan that succeeds at reaching the emission reduction goals while improving quality of life, building prosperity, and enhancing community resilience.

* 1. What is your affiliation to Iowa City? (Check all that apply).

* 2. How long have you lived or worked in Iowa City?

* 3. How often do you think about climate change? (Select one option).

* 4. How well informed do you think you are about the effects of a changing climate in Iowa City? (Select one option).

* 5. Please rate your level of concern about the following climate change impacts and how they will affect your quality of life and the Iowa City community. (1 being a top priority).

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Increased flooding
Precipitation extremes
Temperature changes
Seasonal variations
Impacts on agriculture and food production
Loss of habitat/species
Decreased air quality

* 6. What actions are you currently taking to reduce the impacts of climate change? (select all that apply).

* 7. What topics would you like to learn more about? (select your top 5 topics).

* 8. What do you see as barriers to strategies for addressing climate change?

* 9. What tools and resources could be helpful to you in reducing your climate impact? (Rank in order of importance).

* 10. How do you want to learn about climate change and Iowa City’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan? (Check all that apply). 

* 11. Would you be interested in participating in future projects associated with Iowa City’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan?