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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Adaptation

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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 /

Sea level rise adaptation: Emerging lessons for local policy development
Description: "Many coastal communities across the United States are beginning to plan for climate-related sea level rise. While impacts and solutions will vary with local conditions, jurisdictions which have begun this process seem to pass through three common stages
Publication Date: Dec 19, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Sea level rise /

Federal Efforts Under Way to Assess Water Infrastructure Vulnerabilities and Address Adaptation Challenges
Description: "GAO was asked to review agency actions to address climate change impacts on water infrastructure. This report examines (1) actions taken by the Corps and Reclamation since 2009 to assess and respond to the potential effects of climate change on water inf
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: Dec 13, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk: An Update to the 2009 California Climate Change Adaptation Strategy: Public Draft
Description: "The Safeguarding California Plan provides policy guidance for state decision makers, and is part of continuing efforts to reduce impacts and prepare for climate risks. This plan, which updates the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy, highlights c
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Dec 10, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

 

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