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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Adaptation

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California's Fourth Climate Change Assessment: Research and Tool Development
Description: Research for the forthcoming assessment. The non-energy research portfolio includes: 1. Climate Change, Habitat, and Wildfires: Impacts and Management Options 2. California's Working Lands: Carbon Sequestration for Adaptation and Mitigation 3. Sea Level
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Jan 24, 2017
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Gauging climate preparedness to inform adaptation needs: local level adaptation in drinking water quality in CA, USA
Description: "Understanding resource managersÂ’ perceptions of climate change, analytic capacity, and current adaptation activities can provide insight into what can help support adaptation processes at the local level. In California, where a major drought currently de
Publication Date: Dec 23, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Drought / Water quality / Water utilities guidance /

Looking Forward: Priorities for Managing Freshwater Resources in a Changing Climate: National Action Plan Update
Description: Recommends federal actions to support water resilience in the areas of data and research, planning and decision support, and training and outreach. Includes an inventory of major hydro-dlimatic data collection systems in the United States.
Publication Date: Dec 5, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Models and Tools /

Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities
Description: "Communities in the U.S. are undertaking a rich array of climate adaptation actions that are making them more resilient to climate impacts. These actions provide models and lessons that can immediately help other communities better protect themselves from
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Climate Change Adaptation Strategy: 2016 Progress Report
Description: USBR has four goals: increase water management flexibility, enhance climate adaptation planning, improve infrastructure reliability, and expand information sharing.
Source: United States. Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: Nov 29, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Dams and reservoirs / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Opportunities to Enhance the Nation's Resilience to Climate Change
Description: Federal efforts in 1. Advancing and applying science-based information, technology, and tools to address climate risk; 2. Integrating climate resilience into Federal agency missions, operations, and culture; and 3. Supporting community efforts to enhance
Source: United States. White House
Publication Date: Oct 31, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act /

Characterizing Risk in Climate Change Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop
Description: The National Academies were asked "to conduct a workshop to explore ways to frame the [National Climate Assement, 4th edition] and subsequent NCA reports in terms of risks to society. The workshop was intended to collect experienced views on how to charac
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Sep 18, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise /

Managing Climate Change Refugia for Climate Adaptation
Description: "Refugia have long been studied from paleontological and biogeographical perspectives to understand how populations persisted during past periods of unfavorable climate. Recently, researchers have applied the idea to contemporary landscapes to identify cl
Publication Date: Aug 10, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Adaptation services of floodplains and wetlands under transformational climate change
Description: "Adaptation services are the ecosystem processes and services that benefit people by increasing their ability to adapt to change. . . . For example, ecosystem functions and services of floodplains depend on river flows. In those regions of the world where
Publication Date: Jun 8, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Flooding /

Adaptation Case Study and Information Exchange
Description: "This tool allows water sector -- drinking water, wastewater and stormwater -- utilities to learn about climate change adaptation planning efforts from their peers across the United States." Case studies cover drought, floods, ecosystem changes, service
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Apr 13, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /


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