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California May See More Rainfall Over the Next Century

News article California May See More Rainfall Over the Next Century (Published August 1, 2017)
Source: Water Deeply
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted August 1, 2017)

 

Multi-year predictability of climate, drought, and wildfire in southwestern North America

Report Multi-year predictability of climate, drought, and wildfire in southwestern North America - "Past severe droughts over North America have led to massive water shortages and increases in wildfire frequency. Triggering sources for multi-year droughts in this region include randomly occurring atmospheric blocking patterns, ocean impacts on atmospheric circulation, and climate’s response to anthropogenic radiative forcings. A combination of these sources translates into a difficulty to predict the onset and length of such droughts on multi-year timescales. Here we present results from a new multi-year dynamical prediction system that exhibits a high degree of skill in forecasting wildfire probabilities and drought for 10-23 and 10-45 months lead time, which extends far beyond the current seasonal prediction activities for southwestern North America. Using a state-of-the-art earth system model along with 3-dimensional ocean data assimilation and by prescribing the external radiative forcings, this system simulates the observed low-frequency variability of precipitation, soil water, and wildfire probabilities in close agreement with observational records and reanalysis data. The underlying source of multi-year predictability can be traced back to variations of the Atlantic/Pacific sea surface temperature gradient, external radiative forcings, and the low-pass filtering characteristics of soils." (Chikamoto, Y., et al., 2017, Scientific Reports) (Published July 26, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Drought / Wildfires /
(Posted August 1, 2017)

 

A global framework for future costs and benefits of river-flood protection in urban areas

Report A global framework for future costs and benefits of river-flood protection in urban areas - "Floods cause billions of dollars of damage each year, and flood risks are expected to increase due to socio-economic development, subsidence, and climate change. Implementing additional flood risk management measures can limit losses, protecting people and livelihoods. Whilst several models have been developed to assess global-scale river-flood risk, methods for evaluating flood risk management investments globally are lacking. Here, we present a framework for assessing costs and benefits of structural flood protection measures in urban areas around the world. We demonstrate its use under different assumptions of current and future climate change and socio-economic development. Under these assumptions, investments in dykes may be economically attractive for reducing risk in large parts of the world, but not everywhere. In some regions, economically efficient investments could reduce future flood risk below today’s levels, in spite of climate change and economic growth. We also demonstrate the sensitivity of the results to different assumptions and parameters. The framework can be used to identify regions where river-flood protection investments should be prioritized, or where other risk-reducing strategies should be emphasized." (Ward, P. J., et al., 2017, Nature Climate Change) (Published July 31, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Adaptation /
(Posted August 1, 2017)

 

Fertilizers, a Boon to Agriculture, Pose Growing Threat to U.S. Waterways

News article Fertilizers, a Boon to Agriculture, Pose Growing Threat to U.S. Waterways (Published July 28, 2017)
Source: New York Times
Climate Change Topics: Water quality /
(Posted July 31, 2017)

 

Carbon Farming: California Focus on Soil to Meet Climate, Water Goals

News article Carbon Farming: California Focus on Soil to Meet Climate, Water Goals (Published July 31, 2017)
Source: Water Deeply
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 31, 2017)

 

How climate change will affect the quality of our water

News article How climate change will affect the quality of our water (Published July 28, 2017)
Source: The Verge
Climate Change Topics: Water quality /
(Posted July 28, 2017)

 

The surprising way climate change could worsen toxic algal blooms

News article The surprising way climate change could worsen toxic algal blooms
Related Link: http://science.sciencemag.org/cgi/doi/10.1126/science.aan2409
(Published July 28, 2017)
Source: Washington Post
Climate Change Topics: Water quality /
(Posted July 28, 2017)

 

Eutrophication will increase during the 21st century as a result of precipitation changes

Report Eutrophication will increase during the 21st century as a result of precipitation changes - "Eutrophication, or excessive nutrient enrichment, threatens water resources across the globe. We show that climate change -- induced precipitation changes alone will substantially increase (19 +/- 14%) riverine total nitrogen loading within the continental United States by the end of the century for the 'business-as-usual' scenario. The impacts, driven by projected increases in both total and extreme precipitation, will be especially strong for the Northeast and the corn belt of the United States. Offsetting this increase would require a 33 +/- 24% reduction in nitrogen inputs, representing a massive management challenge. Globally, changes in precipitation are especially likely to also exacerbate eutrophication in India, China, and Southeast Asia. It is therefore imperative that water quality management strategies account for the impact of projected future changes in precipitation on nitrogen loading." (Sinha, E., et al., 2017, Science) (Published July 28, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water quality /
(Posted July 28, 2017)

 

Scientists just found a surprising possible consequence from a very small amount of global warming

News article Scientists just found a surprising possible consequence from a very small amount of global warming (Published July 25, 2017)
Source: Washington Post
Climate Change Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted July 27, 2017)

 

Poll: Californians support climate change policies, want state leaders to do more

News article Poll: Californians support climate change policies, want state leaders to do more (Published July 27, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. /
(Posted July 27, 2017)

 

Reframing climate change assessments around risk: recommendations for the US National Climate Assessment

News article Reframing climate change assessments around risk: recommendations for the US National Climate Assessment (Published July 26, 2017)
Source: Environmental Research Web
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation /
(Posted July 27, 2017)

 

California governor to extend climate change bill 10 years

News article California governor to extend climate change bill 10 years (Published July 26, 2017)
Source: Associated Press
Climate Change Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 26, 2017)

 

'Hindcasting' study investigates the extreme 2013 Colorado flood

News article 'Hindcasting' study investigates the extreme 2013 Colorado flood (Published July 24, 2017)
Source: Science Daily
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted July 26, 2017)

 

Comparing Sea Level Rise Projections for California

Report Comparing Sea Level Rise Projections for California - "Your planning efforts for estimating sea level rise impacts appropriately should be derived from reputable sources of information. The graphs below provide a comparative look at some of the most commonly cited reports so you can evaluate the landscape of best projections and make more intelligent choices about which scenarios to look at more closely." Interactive graphs to see what sea level is project to be in a given year and when sea level is projected to reach a given level, as estimated in several reports. (Published )
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 26, 2017)

 

Novato Creek work could help battle sea-level rise, report finds

News article Novato Creek work could help battle sea-level rise, report finds (Published July 25, 2017)
Source: Marin Independent-Journal
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 25, 2017)

 

Severe, chronic flooding will devastate California coast as sea levels rise, experts say

News article Severe, chronic flooding will devastate California coast as sea levels rise, experts say (Published July 25, 2017)
Source: Los Angeles Times
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 25, 2017)

 

Why Some Western Water Agencies Are Writing 100-Year Water Plans

News article Why Some Western Water Agencies Are Writing 100-Year Water Plans (Published July 25, 2017)
Source: Water Deeply
Climate Change Topics: Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /
(Posted July 25, 2017)

 

Secretary Laird Announces Establishment of Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group

News article Secretary Laird Announces Establishment of Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group (Published July 21, 2017)
Source: California Natural Resources Agency
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide /
(Posted July 24, 2017)

 

Palo Alto, East Palo Alto could be hit hard by sea level rise

News article Palo Alto, East Palo Alto could be hit hard by sea level rise (Published July 21, 2017)
Source: Palo Alto Daily News
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 21, 2017)

 

Sea temperature changes contributing to droughts

News article Sea temperature changes contributing to droughts
Related Link: http://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-06382-x
(Published July 19, 2017)
Source: Phys.Org
Climate Change Topics: Drought /
(Posted July 20, 2017)

 

Observed trends in the magnitude and persistence of monthly temperature variability

Report Observed trends in the magnitude and persistence of monthly temperature variability - "Climate variability is critically important for nature and society, especially if it increases in amplitude and/or fluctuations become more persistent. However, the issues of whether climate variability is changing, and if so, whether this is due to anthropogenic forcing, are subjects of ongoing debate. Increases in the amplitude and persistence of temperature fluctuations have been detected in some regions, e.g. the North Pacific, but there is no agreed global signal. Here we systematically scan monthly surface temperature indices and spatial datasets to look for trends in variance and autocorrelation (persistence). We show that monthly temperature variability and autocorrelation increased over 1957-2002 across large parts of the North Pacific, North Atlantic, North America and the Mediterranean. Furthermore, (multi)decadal internal climate variability appears to influence trends in monthly temperature variability and autocorrelation. Historically-forced climate models do not reproduce the observed trends in temperature variance and autocorrelation, consistent with the models poorly capturing (multi)decadal internal climate variability. Based on a review of established spatial correlations and corresponding mechanistic 'teleconnections' we hypothesise that observed slowing down of sea surface temperature variability contributed to observed increases in land temperature variability and autocorrelation, which in turn contributed to persistent droughts in North America and the Mediterranean." (Lenton, T. M., et al., 2017, Scientific Reports) (Published July 19, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Drought /
(Posted July 20, 2017)

 

Human-made aerosols identified as driver in shifting global rainfall patterns

News article Human-made aerosols identified as driver in shifting global rainfall patterns (Published July 18, 2017)
Source: Science Daily
Climate Change Topics: Clouds, aerosols, air pollution, ozone, humidity / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted July 19, 2017)

 

What is the Cost of One Meter of Sea Level Rise?

News article What is the Cost of One Meter of Sea Level Rise? (Published July 19, 2017)
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / Economic aspects, Costs / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 19, 2017)

 

New Interactive Map Highlights Effects of Sea Level Rise, Shows Areas of Chronic Flooding by Community

News article New Interactive Map Highlights Effects of Sea Level Rise, Shows Areas of Chronic Flooding by Community
Related Link: https://ucsusa.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=64b2cbd03a3d4b87aaddaf65f6b33332
(Published July 19, 2017)
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 19, 2017)

 

Sea-level rise in 2100 could reach three metres

News article Sea-level rise in 2100 could reach three metres (Published July 19, 2017)
Source: Environmental Research Web
Climate Change Topics: Sea level rise /
(Posted July 19, 2017)

 

Insights into the Use of Uncertain Information in the Water Utility Sector

Report Insights into the Use of Uncertain Information in the Water Utility Sector - "This survey project provides important insights into where and how water professionals are using uncertain information, with a focus on climate projection and assessment information. Insights are also provided regarding the education, training, and support materials they self-identify as needed to successfully gather, use, and share the implications of using uncertain information with both internal and external audiences." (Published July 17, 2017)
Source: Water Research Foundation
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /
(Posted July 19, 2017)

 

UC researcher sees wild rainfall fluctuations ahead for California

News article UC researcher sees wild rainfall fluctuations ahead for California (Published July 18, 2017)
Source: East Bay Times
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted July 18, 2017)

 

Big victory for Jerry Brown as Legislature backs climate-change program

News article Big victory for Jerry Brown as Legislature backs climate-change program (Published July 18, 2017)
Source: East Bay Times
Climate Change Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 18, 2017)

 

Climate change deal squeaks out of California Legislature despite gas price worries

News article Climate change deal squeaks out of California Legislature despite gas price worries (Published July 18, 2017)
Source: Sacramento Bee
Climate Change Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 18, 2017)

 

Cap and Trade opponent: Climate change gives California Democrats an excuse to raise taxes (Opinion)

News article Cap and Trade opponent: Climate change gives California Democrats an excuse to raise taxes (Opinion) (Published July 17, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 17, 2017)

 

Cap and Trade advocate: Business supports anti-pollution, pro-clean tech bill (Opinion)

News article Cap and Trade advocate: Business supports anti-pollution, pro-clean tech bill (Opinion) (Published July 17, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 17, 2017)

 

Unite behind Brown's greenhouse gas plan (Editorial)

News article Unite behind Brown's greenhouse gas plan (Editorial) (Published July 17, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 17, 2017)

 

How Does Changing Climate Bring More Extreme Events?

News article How Does Changing Climate Bring More Extreme Events? (Published July 13, 2017)
Source: Eos
Climate Change Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted July 17, 2017)

 

Jerry Brown implores lawmakers on cap and trade: 'Don't throw this thing out'

News article Jerry Brown implores lawmakers on cap and trade: 'Don't throw this thing out' (Published July 14, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 14, 2017)

 

Chronic Bay Area flooding could arrive as early as 2060, scientists say

News article Chronic Bay Area flooding could arrive as early as 2060, scientists say (Published July 13, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 13, 2017)

 

Scientists expect floods in Bay Area from rising seas in coming decades

News article Scientists expect floods in Bay Area from rising seas in coming decades (Published July 13, 2017)
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 13, 2017)

 

Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world's population

News article Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world's population (Published July 7, 2017)
Source: Environmental Research Web
Climate Change Topics: Global issues, human impacts / Temperature /
(Posted July 13, 2017)

 

The most effective individual steps to tackle climate change aren't being discussed

News article The most effective individual steps to tackle climate change aren't being discussed (Published July 12, 2017)
Source: Environmental Research Web
Climate Change Topics: Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 13, 2017)

 

Climate change to deplete some US water basins used for irrigation

News article Climate change to deplete some US water basins used for irrigation (Published July 12, 2017)
Source: Science Daily
Climate Change Topics: Agriculture / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted July 13, 2017)

 

The San Francisco Bay Area Faces Sea Level Rise and Chronic Inundation

News article The San Francisco Bay Area Faces Sea Level Rise and Chronic Inundation
Related Link: https://www.elementascience.org/articles/10.1525/elementa.234/
(Published July 12, 2017)
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 12, 2017)

 

Effective inundation of continental United States communities with 21st century sea level rise

Report Effective inundation of continental United States communities with 21st century sea level rise - "Recurrent, tidally driven coastal flooding is one of the most visible signs of sea level rise. Recent studies have shown that such flooding will become more frequent and extensive as sea level continues to rise, potentially altering the landscape and livability of coastal communities decades before sea level rise causes coastal land to be permanently inundated. In this study, we identify US communities that will face effective inundation -- defined as having 10% or more of livable land area flooded at least 26 times per year -- with three localized sea level rise scenarios based on projections for the 3rd US National Climate Assessment. We present these results in a new, online interactive tool that allows users to explore when and how effective inundation will impact their communities." (Dahl, K. A., et al., 2017, Elementa) (Published July 12, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 12, 2017)

 

When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal Communities

Report When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal Communities - "This national analysis identifies when US coastal communities will face a level of disruptive flooding that affects people's homes, daily routines, and livelihoods. It identifies hundreds of communities that will face chronic inundation and possible retreat over the coming decades as sea levels rise. The findings highlight what's at stake in our fight to address sea level rise and global warming. They also provide affected communities a measure of how much time they have to prepare." With interactive maps. (Union of Concerned Scientists) (Published July 12, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 12, 2017)

 

Jerry Brown, lawmakers announce California climate deal

News article Jerry Brown, lawmakers announce California climate deal (Published July 11, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted July 11, 2017)

 

California projected to get wetter through this century

News article California projected to get wetter through this century (Published July 6, 2017)
Source: Science Daily
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted July 10, 2017)

 

Climate scientists predict wet future for California

News article Climate scientists predict wet future for California (Published July 6, 2017)
Source: UPI
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted July 7, 2017)

 

Weather Gets Weird as Record Rainfall Follows Record Drought

News article Weather Gets Weird as Record Rainfall Follows Record Drought (Published July 7, 2017)
Source: Bloomberg News
Climate Change Topics: Drought / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted July 7, 2017)

 

Here's why a UC Riverside climate researcher says to expect more rain in California

News article Here's why a UC Riverside climate researcher says to expect more rain in California
Related Link: http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms16055
(Published July 6, 2017)
Source: Press-Enterprise (Riverside)
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted July 6, 2017)

 

El Nino-like teleconnection increases California precipitation in response to warming

Report El Nino-like teleconnection increases California precipitation in response to warming - "Future California (CA) precipitation projections, including those from the most recent Climate Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5), remain uncertain. This uncertainty is related to several factors, including relatively large internal climate variability, model shortcomings, and because CA lies within a transition zone, where mid-latitude regions are expected to become wetter and subtropical regions drier. Here, we use a multitude of models to show CA may receive more precipitation in the future under a business-as-usual scenario. The boreal winter season-when most of the CA precipitation increase occurs-is associated with robust changes in the mean circulation reminiscent of an El Nino teleconnection. Using idealized simulations with two different models, we further show that warming of tropical Pacific sea surface temperatures accounts for these changes. Models that better simulate the observed El Nino-CA precipitation teleconnection yield larger, and more consistent increases in CA precipitation through the twenty-first century." (Allen, R. J. and R. Luptowitz, 2017, Nature Communications) (Published July 6, 2017)
Source: University of California, Riverside
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted July 6, 2017)

 

Ancient Romans made world's 'most durable' concrete. We might use it to stop rising seas

News article Ancient Romans made world's 'most durable' concrete. We might use it to stop rising seas (Published July 5, 2017)
Source: Washington Post
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 5, 2017)

 

Defining ecological drought for the 21st century

Report Defining ecological drought for the 21st century - " ... Existing drought definitions describing meteorological drought impacts (agricultural, hydrological, and socioeconomic) view drought through a human-centric lens and do not fully address the ecological dimensions of drought. Redmond (2002) posed the question, 'Like the tree falling in the forest, does drought occur if there is no human to record or experience it?'. Redmond later answered his own question by arguing that drought indeed 'extends to vegetation and ecosystems.' Yet, ecosystem responses to drought remain largely absent from many drought-planning efforts, resulting in debates that often pit the water needs of humans against the needs of ecosystems. Meanwhile, rapidly expanding human populations and anthropogenic climate change increase pressure on ecological water supplies and alter ecosystems in ways that can increase their vulnerability to drought, with real consequences for human communities through loss of ecosystem services. To prepare us for the rising risk of drought in the 21st century, we need to re-frame the drought conversation by underscoring the value to human communities in sustaining ecosystems and the critical services they provide when water availability dips below critical thresholds. In particular, we need to define a new type of drought -- ecological drought -- that integrates the ecological, climatic, hydrological, socioeconomic, and cultural dimensions of drought." (Crausbay, S., et al., 2017, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society) (Published June 26, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Drought / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /
(Posted July 5, 2017)

 

Mapping The Potential Economic Effects Of Climate Change

News article Mapping The Potential Economic Effects Of Climate Change (Published June 30, 2017)
Source: National Public Radio (NPR)
Climate Change Topics: Economic aspects, Costs /
(Posted July 3, 2017)

 

Shoring Up the State: Is California's Response to Rising Seas Enough?

News article Shoring Up the State: Is California's Response to Rising Seas Enough? (Published July 2, 2017)
Source: KQED Radio
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted July 3, 2017)

 

California from drought to deluge

Report California from drought to deluge - "The dramatic switch from extreme drought to severe flooding in California, and the accompanying flip from atmospheric ridge to trough in the northeastern Pacific, exemplifies the pathways to an intensified water cycle under a warming climate." (Wang, S.-Y. Simon, et al., 2017, Nature Climate Change) (Published June 30, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted July 3, 2017)

 

How Reservoirs Can Adapt to Flooding in a Warmer Climate

News article How Reservoirs Can Adapt to Flooding in a Warmer Climate (Published June 30, 2017)
Source: Water Deeply
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / Dams and reservoirs / Flooding /
(Posted June 30, 2017)

 

How climate change could threaten the water supply for millions of Californians

News article How climate change could threaten the water supply for millions of Californians (Published June 30, 2017)
Source: Sacramento Bee
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Sea level rise / Water quality /
(Posted June 30, 2017)

 

Rising sea levels need action in Bay Area, UC Davis report finds

News article Rising sea levels need action in Bay Area, UC Davis report finds
Related Link: http://environmentalpolicy.ucdavis.edu/blog/2017/06/456
(Published June 28, 2017)
Source: Woodland Daily Democrat
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 28, 2017)

 

The Governance Gap: Climate Adaptation and Sea-Level Rise in the San Francisco Bay Area

Report The Governance Gap: Climate Adaptation and Sea-Level Rise in the San Francisco Bay Area - "While most stakeholders recognize the risk of sea-level rise and other climate impacts, and have good ideas about potential on-the-ground solutions, realizing these solutions requires overcoming a series of governance challenges. All of these governance challenges are barriers to stakeholder cooperation at multiple geographic levels -- local, regional, state, and federal. There are many different governmental and non-governmental actors facing the same sea-level rise problem (in 'the same boat'), and coordination is required to have them 'row in the same direction.' The imperative for multi-level cooperation becomes more poignant as the science on sea-level rise continues to advance, and considers the possibilities of higher average levels of sea-level rise and rapid and extreme sea-level rise due to accelerated melting of the Antarctic ice sheet. This report summarizes the major challenges, identifies the menu of possible solutions, and develops some specific recommendations on the next steps needed to remedy the governance gap and enhance the adaptive capacity of the SF Bay Area." (Published June 27, 2017)
Source: University of California, Davis
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 28, 2017)

 

Sea level rise isn't just happening, it's getting faster

News article Sea level rise isn't just happening, it's getting faster (Published June 27, 2017)
Source: Washington Post
Climate Change Topics: Sea level rise /
(Posted June 27, 2017)

 

On California, the drought and the 'yuck factor'

News article On California, the drought and the 'yuck factor' (Published June 22, 2017)
Source: UC Berkeley
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Drought / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted June 22, 2017)

 

Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River

News article Climate Change Is Shrinking the Colorado River (Published June 22, 2017)
Source: Water Deeply
Climate Change Topics: Streamflow / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted June 22, 2017)

 

Hell or High Water: How Will CA Adapt to the Anthropocene?

News article Hell or High Water: How Will CA Adapt to the Anthropocene? (Published June 21, 2017)
Source: California magazine
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Statewide / Dams and reservoirs / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 21, 2017)

 

Coastal Flooding

Report Coastal Flooding - "Here you will find resources that help shed light on the risks of near-term coastal flooding and future sea level rise scenarios. You can find tools from inside and outside government on coastal vulnerability and related climate change risks and impacts. You may access the framing questions used to select the data and content available for this theme." (Published )
Source: United States.
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 21, 2017)

 

The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching

News article The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching (Published June 16, 2017)
Source: New York Times
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 15, 2017)

 

Trump budget would crush crucial weather data program

News article Trump budget would crush crucial weather data program (Published June 14, 2017)
Source: Reno Gazette-Journal
Climate Change Topics: Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. / Research /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

How the Bay Area Is Restoring Nature's Delicate Balance: As rising seas and demands for fresh water threaten San Francisco-area shorelines, the focus is on building tidal marsh

News article How the Bay Area Is Restoring Nature's Delicate Balance: As rising seas and demands for fresh water threaten San Francisco-area shorelines, the focus is on building tidal marsh (Published June 13, 2017)
Source: National Geographic
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren't cut, study warns

News article Rare US floods to become the norm if emissions aren't cut, study warns
Related Link: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa6cb3
(Published June 8, 2017)
Source: Guardian (U.K.)
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

Trump's EPA wants to focus on Superfund cleanups. Will its plans take climate change into account?

News article Trump's EPA wants to focus on Superfund cleanups. Will its plans take climate change into account? (Published June 14, 2017)
Source: Los Angeles Times
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water quality /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

Amplification of flood frequencies with local sea level rise and emerging flood regimes

Report Amplification of flood frequencies with local sea level rise and emerging flood regimes - "The amplification of flood frequencies by sea level rise (SLR) is expected to become one of the most economically damaging impacts of climate change for many coastal locations. Understanding the magnitude and pattern by which the frequency of current flood levels increase is important for developing more resilient coastal settlements, particularly since flood risk management (e.g. infrastructure, insurance, communications) is often tied to estimates of flood return periods. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fifth Assessment Report characterized the multiplication factor by which the frequency of flooding of a given height increases (referred to here as an amplification factor; AF). However, this characterization neither rigorously considered uncertainty in SLR nor distinguished between the amplification of different flooding levels (such as the 10% versus 0.2% annual chance floods); therefore, it may be seriously misleading. Because both historical flood frequency and projected SLR are uncertain, we combine joint probability distributions of the two to calculate AFs and their uncertainties over time. Under probabilistic relative sea level projections, while maintaining storm frequency fixed, we estimate a median 40-fold increase (ranging from 1- to 1314-fold) in the expected annual number of local 100-year floods for tide-gauge locations along the contiguous US coastline by 2050. While some places can expect disproportionate amplification of higher frequency events and thus primarily a greater number of historically precedented floods, others face amplification of lower frequency events and thus a particularly fast growing risk of historically unprecedented flooding. For example, with 50 cm of SLR, the 10%, 1%, and 0.2% annual chance floods are expected respectively to recur 108, 335, and 814 times as often in Seattle, but 148, 16, and 4 times as often in Charleston, SC." (Buchanan, M. K., et al., 2017, Environmental Research Letters) (Published June 7, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

40+ Years of Wetland Restoration in the San Francisco Bay: Lessons Learned and Future Directions

Report 40+ Years of Wetland Restoration in the San Francisco Bay: Lessons Learned and Future Directions - "How do you design a good habitat restoration project in San Francisco Bay? What have we learned from the last 40 years of restoration experience? And how do restoration designs need to change in the future, as we face sea level rise and declining sediment supply? Michelle Orr, a water resources engineer and wetland restoration practitioner with over 20 years of experience, answers these questions and more as she describes the evolution of tidal wetland restoration approaches in SF Bay, illustrated by specific projects, such as Sonoma Baylands, the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, and Lower Walnut Creek and Pacheco Marsh. She will cover: Habitat for Endangered Species vs. Complete Tidal Wetland Systems; Integration with Flood Protection Sustainability and Adaptation to Sea-Level Rise." (53 min. video) (Published June 12, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Sea level rise / Video Training /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

The Baylands and Climate Change: What Can We Do?

Report The Baylands and Climate Change: What Can We Do? - "In the 2015 Baylands Goals report, 200 scientists urge more restored wetlands and nature-based solutions to protect S.F. Bayshore communities from rising seas and extreme storms. Natural wetland and watershed systems, rather than dikes and levees, will better protect communities from flooding and increase recreation and wildlife benefits." (Published October 19, 2015)
Source: San Francisco Estuary Institute
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Video Training /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

Climate Adaptation Policy and Guidance Documents

Report Climate Adaptation Policy and Guidance Documents - "OPR's Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) is responsible for coordinating and maintaining the State Adaptation Clearinghouse (PRC 71360). This document hosts climate change related executive orders, legislation, regulations and guidance that is applicable to the ICARP mandate. This document is an evolving resource OPR will be updating as new resources and information become available. OPR is collaborating with State agency partners, local and regional governments, and communities across the state to provide relevant and timely resources that advance climate adaptation and resiliency efforts throughout the state and beyond. This resource is hosted as a PDF that will be updated regularly at the ICARP website to respond to the most current policy guidance." (Published December 29, 2016)
Source: California. Governor's Office of Planning and Research
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Planning Guides / Sample Climate Action Plans / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

Climate Ready Sonoma County: Climate Hazards and Vulnerabilities

Report Climate Ready Sonoma County: Climate Hazards and Vulnerabilities - "The purpose of this climate vulnerability assessment is to provide an initial screening of the county’s community resources that are vulnerable to climate change hazards. It is not intended to be a comprehensive vulnerability analysis or to provide site-specific prescriptions for action. Instead, the intent is to provide a starting point for a countywide discussion on climate impacts and our vulnerabilities to climate change. We hope it serves as a guide for elected officials, planners, engineers, land managers, and others in assessing risk from climate hazards and identifying strategies to reduce risk. It was developed as part of a broader planning framework called Climate Action 2020 to identify and implement specific, high-priority strategies to respond to the climate crisis here in Sonoma County." (Published February 28, 2015)
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Sample Climate Action Plans /
(Posted June 14, 2017)

 

California's Delta Poised to Become Massive Carbon Bank

News article California's Delta Poised to Become Massive Carbon Bank (Published June 9, 2017)
Source: Water Deeply
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change /
(Posted June 9, 2017)

 

Rising sea levels leave US coastal areas facing increased flood risk by 2050

News article Rising sea levels leave US coastal areas facing increased flood risk by 2050 (Published June 7, 2017)
Source: Environmental Research Web
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted June 7, 2017)

 

How did climate change affect that extreme weather event?

Report How did climate change affect that extreme weather event? - "Record-breaking heat and heavy downpours are just two types of extreme weather that are on the rise as Earth has warmed. While climate change is never the sole factor in any particular extreme weather event, teasing out its role can help government officials and businesses assess changing risks and better plan for the future. Watch this short animated video from the National Academies that explains how the science of extreme weather event attribution is like baking cookies! Read the full report, Attribution of Extreme Weather Events in the Context of Climate Change" (Published May 2, 2017)
Source: National Academies
Climate Change Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted June 7, 2017)

 

Delta tunnels won't help on climate change (Opinion)

News article Delta tunnels won't help on climate change (Opinion) (Published June 6, 2017)
Source: Sacramento Bee
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted June 6, 2017)

 

Climate-Smart Watershed Analyst

Report Climate-Smart Watershed Analyst - For Bay Area watersheds, gives historic precipitation, temperature, recharge, runoff, and evapotranspiration data and future scenarios. (Point Blue Conservation Science) (Published )
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Downscaled Climate Model Data / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted June 6, 2017)

 

What is Downscaling?

Report What is Downscaling? - An explanation of how global climate models can be downscaled in order to apply them to smaller local areas. (Climate Commons) (Published March 1, 2016)
Climate Change Topics: Downscaling, How to /
(Posted June 6, 2017)

 

How much runoff originates as snow in the western United States, and how will that change in the future?

Report How much runoff originates as snow in the western United States, and how will that change in the future? - "In the western United States, the seasonal phase of snow storage bridges between winter-dominant precipitation and summer-dominant water demand. The critical role of snow in water supply has been frequently quantified using the ratio of snowmelt-derived runoff to total runoff. However, current estimates of the fraction of annual runoff generated by snowmelt are not based on systematic analyses. Here, based on hydrological model simulations and a new snowmelt tracking algorithm, we show that 53% of the total runoff in the western United States originates as snowmelt, despite only 37% of the precipitation falling as snow. In mountainous areas, snowmelt is responsible for 70% of the total runoff. By 2100, the contribution of snowmelt to runoff will decrease by one-third for the western U.S. in the IPCC RCP8.5 scenario. Snowmelt-derived runoff currently makes up two-thirds of the inflow to the region's major reservoirs. We argue that substantial impacts on water supply are likely in a warmer climate." (Li, D., et al., 2017, Geophysical Research Letters) (Published May 31, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted June 6, 2017)

 

Defying Trump, California forms climate alliance with 2 states

News article Defying Trump, California forms climate alliance with 2 states (Published June 2, 2017)
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /
(Posted June 2, 2017)

 

Trump Will Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Agreement

News article Trump Will Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Agreement (Published June 2, 2017)
Source: New York Times
Climate Change Topics: Global issues, human impacts / Politics, laws, United Nations, etc. /
(Posted June 2, 2017)

 

Design teams compete for best solution to sea-level conundrum

News article Design teams compete for best solution to sea-level conundrum (Published May 31, 2017)
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Sea level rise /
(Posted May 31, 2017)

 

Hydroclimate: Understanding rainfall extremes

Report Hydroclimate: Understanding rainfall extremes - "Warming induced by greenhouse gases will increase the amount of moisture in the atmosphere, causing heavier rainfall events. Changing atmospheric circulation dynamics are now shown to either amplify or weaken regional increases, contributing to uncertainty in future precipitation extremes." (Lenderink, G. and H. J. Fowler, 2017, Nature Climate Change) (Published May 15, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted May 30, 2017)

 

Understanding the regional pattern of projected future changes in extreme precipitation

Report Understanding the regional pattern of projected future changes in extreme precipitation - "Changes in extreme precipitation are among the most impact-relevant consequences of climate warming, yet regional projections remain uncertain due to natural variability and model deficiencies in relevant physical processes. To better understand changes in extreme precipitation, they may be decomposed into contributions from atmospheric thermodynamics and dynamics, but these are typically diagnosed with spatially aggregated data or using a statistical approach that is not valid at all locations. Here we decompose the forced response of daily regional scale extreme precipitation in climate-model simulations into thermodynamic and dynamic contributions using a robust physical diagnostic. We show that thermodynamics alone would lead to a spatially homogeneous fractional increase, which is consistent across models and dominates the sign of the change in most regions. However, the dynamic contribution modifies regional responses, amplifying increases, for instance, in the Asian monsoon region, but weakening them across the Mediterranean, South Africa and Australia. Over subtropical oceans, the dynamic contribution is strong enough to cause robust regional decreases in extreme precipitation, which may partly result from a poleward circulation shift. The dynamic contribution is key to reducing uncertainties in future projections of regional extreme precipitation." (Pfahl, S., et al., 2017, Nature Climate Change) (Published May 15, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted May 30, 2017)

 

Maintaining and restoring hydrologic habitat connectivity in mediterranean streams: an integrated modeling framework

Report Maintaining and restoring hydrologic habitat connectivity in mediterranean streams: an integrated modeling framework - "Hydrologic alterations designed to provide a stable water supply and to prevent flooding are commonly used in mediterranean-climate river (med-rivers) basins, and these alterations have led to habitat loss and significant declines in aquatic biodiversity. Often the health of freshwater ecosystems depends on maintaining and recovering hydrologic habitat connectivity, which includes structural components related to the physical landscape, functionality of flow dynamics, and an understanding of species habitat requirements for movement, reproduction, and survival. To advance our understanding of hydrologic habitat connectivity and benefits of habitat restoration alternatives we provide: (1) a review of recent perspectives on hydrologic connectivity, including quantitative methods; and (2) a modeling framework to quantify the effects of restoration on hydrologic habitat connectivity. We then illustrate this approach through a case study on lateral hydrologic habitat connectivity that results from channel restoration scenarios using scenarios with different historic and climate-change flows to restore fish floodplain habitat in a med-river, the San Joaquin River, California. Case study results show that in addition to the channel alterations, higher flows are required to recover significant flooded habitat area, especially given reductions in flows expected under climate change. These types of studies will help the planning for restoration of hydrologic habitat connectivity in med-rivers, a critical step for mediterranean species recovery." (Merenlender, A. M. and M. K. Matella, 2013, Hydrobiologia) (Published February 22, 2013)
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /
(Posted May 30, 2017)

 

How Rising Seas and Coastal Storms Drowned the U.S. Flood Insurance Program

News article How Rising Seas and Coastal Storms Drowned the U.S. Flood Insurance Program (Published May 23, 2017)
Source: Yale Environment 360
Climate Change Topics: Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /
(Posted May 25, 2017)

 

Sea level rise accelerating nearly 3x faster than during 20th century

News article Sea level rise accelerating nearly 3x faster than during 20th century
Related Link: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/05/16/1616007114.abstract
(Published May 24, 2017)
Source: USA Today
Climate Change Topics: Sea level rise /
(Posted May 24, 2017)

 

Study: Western U.S. Snowpack Could Decline 60 Percent by 2040

News article Study: Western U.S. Snowpack Could Decline 60 Percent by 2040 (Published May 24, 2017)
Source: Water Deeply
Climate Change Topics: Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted May 24, 2017)

 

Reassessment of 20th century global mean sea level rise

Report Reassessment of 20th century global mean sea level rise - "Estimates of global mean sea level (GMSL) before the advent of satellite altimetry vary widely, mainly because of the uneven coverage and limited temporal sampling of tide gauge records, which track local sea level rather than the global mean. Here we introduce an approach that combines recent advances in solid Earth and geoid corrections for individual tide gauges with improved knowledge about their geographical representation of ocean internal variability. Our assessment yields smaller trends before 1990 than previously reported, leading to a larger overall acceleration; identifies three major explanations for differences with previous estimates; and reconciles observational GMSL estimates with the sum of individually modeled contributions from the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project 5 database for the entire 20th century." (Dangendorf, S., et al., 2017, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) (Published May 22, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Sea level rise /
(Posted May 24, 2017)

 

Extreme Sea Level Rise and the Stakes for America

Report Extreme Sea Level Rise and the Stakes for America - "Should a newly published sea level rise scenario come to pass, hundreds of American landmarks, neighborhoods, towns and cities would be submerged this century, at least in the absence of engineering massive, costly and unprecedented defenses and relocating major infrastructure. Ocean waters would cover land currently home to more than 12 million Americans and $2 trillion in property. This extreme rise scenario, considered unlikely but increasingly plausible, was published together with other projections in a technical report by the National and Oceanic Atmospheric Administration in January. NOAA added 'extreme' as a new sea level category in the publication, supplementing high, intermediate and low categories that have also been used in past reports. The new term reflects recent research suggesting that some parts of the Antarctic ice sheet may begin to collapse much sooner than scientists had previously anticipated, particularly if ongoing emissions of heat-trapping gases like carbon dioxide and methane remain high. The extreme scenario would mean roughly 10 to 12 feet of sea level rise by 2100, depending on location, for all coastal states but Alaska — a significant departure above the global average projection (just over 8 feet). Detailed local projections are available from NOAA." An interactive map allows users to search for a place and see the extent of sea level rise. (Published April 26, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Sea level rise /
(Posted May 24, 2017)

 

Climate change taking toll on clarity of Lake Tahoe water

News article Climate change taking toll on clarity of Lake Tahoe water (Published May 23, 2017)
Source: Associated Press
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Water quality /
(Posted May 23, 2017)

 

Rising sea levels could mean twice as much flood risk in Los Angeles and other coastal cities

News article Rising sea levels could mean twice as much flood risk in Los Angeles and other coastal cities
Related Link: http://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-01362-7
(Published May 19, 2017)
Source: Los Angeles Times
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted May 19, 2017)

 

Doubling of coastal flooding frequency within decades due to sea-level rise

Report Doubling of coastal flooding frequency within decades due to sea-level rise - "Global climate change drives sea-level rise, increasing the frequency of coastal flooding. In most coastal regions, the amount of sea-level rise occurring over years to decades is significantly smaller than normal ocean-level fluctuations caused by tides, waves, and storm surge. However, even gradual sea-level rise can rapidly increase the frequency and severity of coastal flooding. So far, global-scale estimates of increased coastal flooding due to sea-level rise have not considered elevated water levels due to waves, and thus underestimate the potential impact. Here we use extreme value theory to combine sea-level projections with wave, tide, and storm surge models to estimate increases in coastal flooding on a continuous global scale. We find that regions with limited water-level variability, i.e., short-tailed flood-level distributions, located mainly in the Tropics, will experience the largest increases in flooding frequency. The 10 to 20 cm of sea-level rise expected no later than 2050 will more than double the frequency of extreme water-level events in the Tropics, impairing the developing economies of equatorial coastal cities and the habitability of low-lying Pacific island nations." (Vitousek, S., et al., 2017, Scientific Reports) (Published May 18, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /
(Posted May 19, 2017)

 

Dams are major driver of global environmental change

News article Dams are major driver of global environmental change (Published May 17, 2017)
Source: Science Daily
Climate Change Topics: Dams and reservoirs /
(Posted May 18, 2017)

 

Climate change: Extreme rainfall will vary between regions

News article Climate change: Extreme rainfall will vary between regions (Published May 15, 2017)
Source: Science Daily
Climate Change Topics: Precipitation, Extreme Weather /
(Posted May 18, 2017)

 

San Jose City Council approves new community choice energy plan, the largest in California

News article San Jose City Council approves new community choice energy plan, the largest in California (Published May 17, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) /
(Posted May 17, 2017)

 

State of the Salmonids II: Fish in Hot Water: Status, threats and solutions for California salmon, steelhead, and trout

Report State of the Salmonids II: Fish in Hot Water: Status, threats and solutions for California salmon, steelhead, and trout - "At the current rate, 45% of California salmonids are likely to be extinct in the next 50 years. This includes 11 of 21 anadromous species (52%) and 3 of 10 inland species (30%). In 100 years, 23 of the remaining 31 species (74%) are likely to be extinct if present conditions continue. . . Climate change is the major, overarching threat affecting salmonids in California. This report takes a comprehensive look at each salmonid and weighs, among other things, the impact of climate change and 15 other human-caused threats. Along with the detailed status of each fish, you'll also find our plan to return them to resilience and an outline of CalTrout's work that is already underway to get them there." (California Trout) Keywords: SOS II. (Published May 16, 2017)
Climate Change Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /
(Posted May 17, 2017)

 

NOAA Western Region Climate Service Providers Database

Report NOAA Western Region Climate Service Providers Database - "Looking for expert assistance on climate issues but unsure where to start? The Climate Services Provider Database is a directory of climate service providers in the Western U.S. You can search the site for the type of information or service you're seeking, such as workshops, decision support tools, vulnerability assessments, training and education, etc. You can also search by geographic area or sector served to find which provider(s) serve that area. Once you find a match, please visit the provider's website or contact them directly for more information." (Published May 9, 2017)
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Climate Change Topics: Agriculture / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /
(Posted May 17, 2017)

 

Climate change is shrinking the West's water supply

News article Climate change is shrinking the West's water supply (Published May 15, 2017)
Source: High Country News
Climate Change Topics: Groundwater / Streamflow / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /
(Posted May 15, 2017)

 

Community Choice Energy plan will be good for San Jose and consumers (Editorial)

News article Community Choice Energy plan will be good for San Jose and consumers (Editorial) (Published May 12, 2017)
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Climate Change Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) /
(Posted May 15, 2017)

 

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