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Safeguarding California: A State's Updated Adaptation Plan

Lara Hansen, Amber Pairis, and Michael McCormick
Created: 2/20/2014 - Updated: 2/11/2019


The California Natural Resources Agency, in coordination with other state agencies, is updating the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy. The draft Safeguarding California Plan augments previously identified strategies in light of advances in climate science and risk management options. The plan is currently open for comment. Listen to this webinar to learn what California and other jurisdictions are doing as they develop adaptation plans.

This is the second installment of the National Adaptation Forum Webinar Series and is sponsored by EcoAdapt, the California Natural Resources Agency, and the Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, and hosted by CAKE.

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Published On

Thursday, February 20, 2014


Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Air temperature
Culture / communities
Flow patterns
Habitat extent
Infrastructure damage
Ocean acidification
Oxygen concentrations (hypoxia)
Phenological shifts
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Range shifts
Salinization / Saltwater intrusion
Sea level rise
Species of concern
Storms or extreme weather events
Water quality
Water supply
Water temperature
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Governance and Policy
Create new or enhance existing policies or regulations
Develop / implement adaptation plans
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