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Adaptation to Future Water Shortages in the United States Caused by Population Growth and Climate Change
Description: "Population growth and climate change will combine to pose substantial challenges for water management in the United States. Projections of water supply and demand over the 21st century show that in the absence of further adaptation efforts, serious water
Publication Date: Feb 28, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / Groundwater / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Fourth National Climate Assessment: Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States
Description: "This report, Volume II, draws on the foundational science described in Volume I, the Climate Science Special Report (CSSR). Volume II focuses on the human welfare, societal, and environmental elements of climate change and variability for 10 regions and
Source: United States. Global Change Research Program
Publication Date: Nov 23, 2018
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

NOAA Western Region Climate Service Providers Database
Description: "Looking for expert assistance on climate issues but unsure where to start? The Climate Services Provider Database is a directory of climate service providers in the Western U.S. You can search the site for the type of information or service you're seekin
Source: United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Publication Date: May 9, 2017
Topics: Agriculture / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Global issues, human impacts / Models and Tools / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Research / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Safeguarding California Plan: 2017 Update: California's Climate Adaptation Strategy: Draft Report
Description: State government strategies for water, emergency management, energy, land use and community development, public health, transportation, agriculture, biodiversity and habitat, forests, and the ocean and coast.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: May 8, 2017
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Connecting the Dots Between Water, Energy, Food, and Ecosystems Issues for Integrated Water Management in a Changing Climate
Description: "The water, energy, and food (WEF) nexus and related ecosystems have complex linkages with climate change implications. The overall objectives of this white paper are to provide background on this important subject, and help local water managers and the p
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: Feb 16, 2017
Topics: Agriculture / California: Statewide / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Energy management and conservation / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

Plant responses to increasing CO2 reduce estimates of climate impacts on drought severity
Description: "We show that the water savings that plants experience under high CO2 conditions compensate for much of the effect of warmer temperatures, keeping the amount of water on land, on average, higher than we would predict with common drought metrics, and with
Publication Date: Aug 29, 2016
Topics: Agriculture / Drought / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species /

What Climate Change Means for California
Description: Two-page fact sheet summarizes effects on snowpack, water availability, agriculture, wildfires, human health, and sea level rise.
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Aug 24, 2016
Topics: Agriculture / California: Statewide / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

The downside risk of climate change in California's Central Valley agricultural sector
Description: "Downscaled climate change projections for California, when translated into changes in irrigation water delivery and then into profit from agriculture in the Central Valley, show an increase in conventional measures of variability such as the variance. Ho
Publication Date: Apr 4, 2016
Topics: Agriculture / California: Statewide /

Safeguarding California: Implementation Action Plans
Description: Includes plans for the water, agricultural, biodiversity and habitat, emergency management, energy, land use, and public health sectors.
Source: California. Natural Resources Agency
Publication Date: Mar 8, 2016
Topics: Adaptation / Agriculture / California: Bay Area and Delta / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Groundwater / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water utilities guidance /

How Has Human-induced Climate Change Affected California Drought Risk?
Description: "The current California drought has cast a heavy burden on statewide agriculture and water resources, further exacerbated by concurrent extreme high temperatures. Furthermore, industrial-era global radiative forcing brings into question the role of long-t
Publication Date: Oct 19, 2015
Topics: Agriculture / California: Statewide / Drought /

 

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