California leads the nation with its ambitious programs to combat climate change, from ramping up renewable energy to driving the development of cleaner cars and its cap-and-trade program. Now, an interactive online map is available to track where funds from these ground-breaking programs are being invested. Learn more.
Climate change is already having significant and widespread impacts on California's economy and environment. California's unique and valuable natural treasures - hundreds of miles of coastline, high value forestry and agriculture, snow-melt fed fresh water supply, vast snow and water fueled recreational opportunities, as well as other natural wonders - are especially at risk.
Local governments have important roles to play in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Local governments are at the forefront of efforts to adapt to the ongoing and anticipated impacts of climate change.
Businesses throughout California are taking action to address climate change, implement sound environmental practices, and remain competitive and profitable.
Studies that focus on California people, landscapes, and economic sectors are essential to understanding climate change impacts and informing policies to reduce greenhouse gases, adapt to changing environments, and create clean energy jobs and growth.