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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Adaptation

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Tracking Coastal Adaptation: Implementing California's Innovative Sea Level Rise Planning Database
Description: "This paper . . .focuses on Assembly Bill 2516, an innovative new law that requires California to develop an online database of actions taken by state agencies and selected other entities to plan for sea level rise. With input from a team of coastal adapt
Publication Date: May 12, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Sea level rise /

Climate Change Adaptation Introductory Training for Local Officials
Description: Deals with effects of climate change (such as rising temperatures, changing precipitation, increased drought and wildfires, and sea level rise) and local communities' vulnerabilities (stormwater, wastewater, water supply, etc.). Takes about 30 minutes to
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: May 6, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Sea level rise / Water quality / Wildfires /

New Approaches for Responding to Climate Change in the San Francisco Bay-Delta
Description: Series of 12 videos from a workshop on effects on the Bay-Delta ecosystem. (May not work with Internet Explorer 9)
Source: University of California, Davis
Publication Date: May 6, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /

Climate Change Adaptation in the United States Federal Natural Resource Science and Management Agencies: A Synthesis
Description: "Federal agencies with responsibility for natural resource management are mandated to consider climate change in planning and projects, and to begin preparing for the effects of climate change. Federal agenĀ­cies are making significant progress in climate
Source: United States. Global Change Research Program
Publication Date: Apr 28, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Future of our coasts: The potential for natural and hybrid infrastructure to enhance the resilience of our coastal communities, economies and ecosystems
Description: "There is substantial evidence that natural infrastructure (i.e., healthy ecosystems) and combinations of natural and built infrastructure ('hybrid' approaches) enhance coastal resilience by providing important storm and coastal flooding protection, while
Publication Date: Apr 28, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Flooding / Sea level rise /

Actionable Science in Practice: Co-producing Climate Change Information for Water Utility Vulnerability Assessments
Description: Four water utilities worked on downscaling climate models in order to determine their vulnerabilities.
Source: Water Utility Climate Alliance
Publication Date: Apr 27, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

2014 Highlights of Progress: Responses to Climate Change by the National Water Program
Description: EPA's work in water infrastructure, watersheds and wetlands, coastal waters, and water quality.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Mar 25, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water utilities guidance /

Adaptation Strategies for Water Utilities
Description: Helps utilities prepare for challenges such as drought, water quality degradation, floods, ecosystem changes, and changes in service demand and use. (Part of EPA's Climate Ready Water Utilities program) Updated in 2015 to include updated climate models,
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Mar 4, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Adapting California's Ecosystems to a Changing Climate
Description: "Significant efforts are underway to translate improved understanding of how climate change is altering ecosystems into practical actions for sustaining ecosystem functions and benefits. We explore this transition in California, where adaptation and mitig
Publication Date: Feb 11, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

Risk-Based Adaptation
Description: Materials to help communities prepare for climate change. (Part of EPA's Climate Ready Estuaries program)
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Nov 21, 2014
Topics: Adaptation /

 

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