Work Item
ASTM WK76915

New Terminology for Terminology for Climate and Community.

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research, and development of standard guides, specifications, practices, test methods, classifications, and definitions relating to environmental assessment, risk management and corrective action. The scope of the Committee includes, but is not limited to multi-media environmental assessment and risk management issues including environmental assessment, environmental management, corrective action due diligence, and sustainability.
These activities will be coordinated with and if available use the standards of other ASTM technical committees and organizations whose fields of endeavor are closely allied to or compliment environmental assessment and environmental management.


climate, climate change, community, extreme weather, environmental justice, equity, climate resiliency and adaptation


Users are government agencies (federal, state, municipal, and tribal) and they can use this in responding and implementing climate change policies and responses. Non-profit entities and citizens groups may also use this standard.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E50.07

Committee: E50

Staff Manager: Molly Lynyak

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 05-14-2021

Technical Contact: Helen Waldorf

Item: 001

Ballot: E50.07 (21-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 000



Item: 001

Ballot: E50.07 (22-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution