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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Adaptation

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Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk
Description: An update to the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Jul 31, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Water/Wastewater Utilities and Extreme Climate and Weather Events: Case Studies on Community Response, Lessons Learned, Adaptation, and Planning Needs for the Future
Description: Examined six utilities that experience various kinds of extreme weather (including floods and droughts) and how they manage. (Case studies)
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Jul 21, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Using State Revolving Funds to Build Climate-Resilient Communities
Description: "Incorporating water efficiency and green infrastructure and addressing flood risks in SRF-supported projects will not only help communities meet their existing water infrastructure needs but also better equip them to handle storms, floods, droughts, and
Source: Natural Resources Defense Council
Publication Date: Jun 18, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water utilities guidance /

Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice
Description: "Offers guidance for designing and carrying out conservation in the face of a rapidly changing climate. Addressing the growing threats brought about or accentuated by rapid climate change requires a fundamental shift in the practice of natural resource ma
Publication Date: Apr 25, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Green Works for Climate Resilience: A Community Guide to Climate Planning
Description: "Green Works for Climate Resilience outlines the nature-based approaches that communities can use to prepare for and respond to the following climate impacts: Coastal Impacts: Sea Level Rise, Coastal Flooding, and Erosion; Drought and Increasing Aridity;
Publication Date: Apr 17, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Flooding / Sea level rise / Temperature /

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability
Description: Part of IPCC's 5th Assessment. The report considers "the vulnerability and exposure of human and natural systems, the observed impacts and future risks of climate change, and the potential for and limits to adaptation. The chapters of the report assess r
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Publication Date: Mar 31, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Global issues, human impacts / Groundwater / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Streamflow / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Bay Area Climate Adaptation and Resilience: Nine County-Level Snapshots: Projects, Plans, Structures and Needs
Description: Summary of climate adaptation planning in the Bay Area, especially in the areas of flooding (sea level rise, extreme storms), water, energy, land: natural systems and agriculture, health, and multiple impacts and sectors. Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

National Adaptation Forum Webinar: Safeguarding California
Description: Recorded webinar on the state's climate change adaptation plan (1-hour video)
Publication Date: Feb 20, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide /

Water Quality Impacts of Extreme Weather-Related Events
Description: "The objective of this research was to identify and characterize water quality impacts, ranging through all levels of conveyance and treatment from source to tap, of extreme weather-related events. This project was specifically intended to support the Wat
Source: Water Research Foundation
Publication Date: Jan 7, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water quality / Water utilities guidance /

Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Study for the City of Los Angeles
Description: "Over the next century, sea level rise in the Los Angeles (L.A.) region is expected to match global projections with an increase of 0.1 - 0.6 m (5 - 24 inches) from 2000 to 2050 and 0.4 - 1.7 m (17 - 66 inches) from 2000 to 2100. Tides, wave-driven runup
Publication Date: Jan 7, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise /

 

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