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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Adaptation

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A Strategy for California @ 50 Million: Supporting California's Climate Change Goals: The Governor's Environmental Goals and Policy Report
Description: Ways to reach the state's goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions even as the population increases.
Source: California. Governor's Office of Planning and Research
Publication Date: Nov 23, 2015
Topics: AB 32 / Adaptation / California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Energy management and conservation / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation /

State Water Agency Practices for Climate Adaptation
Description: "State water agencies across the country are starting to integrate climate change considerations into the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act programs they administer. Short descriptions have been developed of innovative practices that state wate
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Oct 24, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Safeguarding California: Implementation Action Plans: Draft Report
Description: Recommendations for the water, agricultural, biodiversity and habitat, emergency management, energy, forestry, land use, oceans, public health, and transportation sectors. Input due by Nov. 30.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Oct 9, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

California Climate Change Symposium
Description: Presentations on the latest science on how climate change will affect California -- projections, GHG inventory methods, adaptation options for ecosystems, water resources, coastal resources (sea level rise), public health, mitigation, resilience. WebEx re
Publication Date: Aug 25, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Comparison of 2014 Adaptation Plans
Description: Compares climate change adaptation plans from many federal agencies.
Source: United States. Army Corps of Engineers
Publication Date: Jun 10, 2015
Topics: Adaptation / Federal Regulations, EPA, Clean Air Act /

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 agencies are making significant progress in climate c
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 /

 

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