NEWS AND EVENTS

  • Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan
    The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP), a major component of California's renewable energy planning efforts, will help provide effective protection and conservation of desert ecosystems while allowing for the appropriate development of renewable energy projects.
  • California Climate Change Research Plan Draft
    California's climate change policies have been built on the best available scientific understanding, including research commissioned by state agencies to illuminate California-specific knowledge needs. The draft California Climate Change Research Plan identifies needs for the next three to five years.
  • Fourth California Climate Change Assessment Building on California's prior investments in regionally relevant climate science, the Fourth California Climate Change Assessment will provide critical information to support decisions that will safeguard the people, economy and resources of California. The Fourth Assessment is the first step in implementing the Research Plan.
  • Safeguarding California Plan
    The California Natural Resources Agency, in coordination with other state agencies, has updated the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy. The Safeguarding California Plan augments previously identified strategies in light of advances in climate science and risk management options.
  • AB32 Scoping Plan
    The Air Resources Board approved the First Update to the AB 32 Scoping Plan on May 22, 2014. It identifies opportunities to leverage existing and new funds to further drive GHG emission reductions through strategic planning and targeted low carbon investments.

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EXPLAINING CLIMATE CHANGE

The National Research Council has developed a series of videos that explain how scientists have arrived at the state of knowledge about current climate change and its causes.

Climate Change: Lines of Evidence



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