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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Adaptation

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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 /

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 /

Local Climate Adaptation Planning: Trends and Legal Issues
Description: Among the issues covered: "takings" challenges, sea level rise adaptation, CEQA.
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Dec 6, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / CEQA Guidelines / Sea level rise /

Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises
Description: "Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change summarizes the state of our knowledge about potential abrupt changes and abrupt climate impacts and categorizes changes that are already occurring, have a high probability of occurrence, or are unlikely to occur. Because
Source: National Academies
Publication Date: Dec 3, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise /

Climate science: The challenge of hot drought
Description: "An analysis of North American drought variability over the past millennium shows that it is not unusual for widespread drought to persist for years, prompting fresh thinking about our ability to deal with such climate conditions." (Overpeck, J. T., 2013
Publication Date: Nov 20, 2013
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

 

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