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Assessing California's Climate Policies -- An Overview
Description: "Chapter 135 of 2017 (AB 398, E. Garcia) requires our office to annually report on the economic impacts and benefits of California’s statutory greenhouse gas (GHG) emission goals—statewide emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 and to 40 percent below 1990 leve
Source: California. Legislative Analyst's Office
Publication Date: Dec 21, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /

Carbon sequestration in riparian forests: A global synthesis and meta-analysis
Description: "Restoration of deforested and degraded landscapes is a globally recognized strategy to sequester carbon, improve ecological integrity, conserve biodiversity, and provide additional benefits to human health and well-being. Investment in riparian forest re
Publication Date: Nov 8, 2018
Topics: Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /

Optimizing carbon storage and biodiversity co-benefits in reforested riparian zones
Description: "Climate change and biodiversity loss are two global challenges that can be addressed simultaneously through reforestation of previously cleared land. However, carbon markets can encourage reforestations that focus on maximizing carbon storage, potentiall
Publication Date: Oct 8, 2018
Topics: Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / California: Statewide /

Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees C
Description: "An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 degrees C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable de
Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Publication Date: Oct 8, 2018
Topics: Adaptation / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

City of Santa Cruz Climate Adaptation Plan Update 2018-2023
Description: "Incorporating climate resilience planning into all that we do as a city allows us to address some of these difficult decisions in advance and take advantage of potential opportunities to protect our residents, infrastructure and economic well-being. This
Publication Date: Oct 5, 2018
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Drought / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea level rise / Temperature / Wildfires / Sample Climate Action Plans /

Revised Draft Climate Action Plan (Napa County)
Description: "This Climate Action Plan (CAP) provides a comprehensive roadmap to address the challenges of climate change in unincorporated Napa County. Acting on climate change means reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from local sources and helping the community
Publication Date: Jul 18, 2018
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Wildfires / Sample Climate Action Plans /

Grasslands may be more reliable carbon sinks than forests in California
Description: "Although natural terrestrial ecosystems have sequestered ~25% of anthropogenic CO2 emissions, the long-term sustainability of this key ecosystem service is under question. Forests have traditionally been viewed as robust carbon (C) sinks; however, extrem
Source: University of California, Davis
Publication Date: Jul 10, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /

California's Future: Climate Change
Description: Six-page summary of climate change issues in the state. (Updated Jan. 2018)
Source: Public Policy Institute of California
Publication Date: Jan 5, 2018
Topics: California: Statewide / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

California's 2017 Climate Change Scoping Plan
Description: "The strategy for achieving California's 2030 greenhouse gas target"
Source: California Air Resources Board
Publication Date: Nov 30, 2017
Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /

Ecosystem management and land conservation can substantially contribute to California's climate mitigation goals
Description: "Combatting climate change will require using all available tools, especially those that contribute to other societal and economic goals, such as natural resource protection and energy security. Conserving and managing natural and agricultural lands to re
Publication Date: Nov 13, 2017
Topics: Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation /

 

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