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Comprehensive Response to Climate Change
Description: Resolution adopted by the State Water Board March 7, 2017. Outlines actions the Board will take in the areas of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, water conservation and efficiency, recycled water, storm water, energy efficiency and renewable energy, impr
Source: California. State Water Resources Control Board
Publication Date: Mar 7, 2017
Topics: AB 32 and Subsequent Legislation / Adaptation / California: Statewide / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Energy management and conservation / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Renewable energy / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

City of San Diego Climate Action Plan
Description: Proposes ambitious goals for greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions by 2020 and 2035 through five strategies: energy and water efficient buildings; clean and renewable energy; bicycling, walking, transit and land use; zero waste (gas and waste mangement); and cl
Publication Date: Dec 15, 2015
Topics: California: Statewide / Energy management and conservation / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Renewable energy / Sample Climate Action Plans /

Clean Energy Opportunities in California's Water Sector
Description: "By investing in clean, renewable energy sources, water utilities can better adapt to changing conditions while creating new revenue streams, protecting their customers from electricity price volatility, and enhancing the state's efforts to reduce global
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists
Publication Date: Apr 6, 2015
Topics: California: Statewide / Energy management and conservation / Water utilities guidance / Renewable energy / California: Water/Flood Protection Districts /

Climate Action Plan, Phase 1: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Plan
Description: A plan to show how DWR will make substantial reductions in its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Using 1990 as an emissions standard, the plan calls for a 50 percent reduction of GHG emissions by 2020 and an 80 percent reduction by 2050.
Source: California. Dept. of Water Resources
Publication Date: May 18, 2012
Topics: California: Statewide / Energy management and conservation / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Renewable energy / Sample Climate Action Plans / Water utilities guidance /

From Watts to Water: Climate Change Responses through Saving Water, Saving Energy, and Reducing Air Pollution
Description: What the District is doing to mitigate climate change and to prepare for it. (Revised May 2011)
Source: Santa Clara Valley Water District
Publication Date: Jun 30, 2011
Topics: Energy management and conservation / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Renewable energy / Santa Clara Valley Water District / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Water-Energy-Climate Calculations / Benchmarks /

Protecting the Lifeline of the West: How Climate and Clean Energy Policies Can Safeguard Water
Description: Advocates policies that conserve or recycle water and use renewable energy as a response to climate change. (Environmental Defense Fund and Western Resource Advocates)
Publication Date: Jul 12, 2010
Topics: Energy management and conservation / Renewable energy / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Silicon Valley Energy Map
Description: Map displays energy use, solar energy installations, and green buildings by zip code.
Publication Date: May 25, 2010
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Energy management and conservation / Renewable energy /

Renewable Energy Procurement
Description: Plan for local government agencies in Silicon Valley to create a procurement pool for renewable energy.
Source: Joint Venture Silicon Valley
Publication Date: Mar 30, 2010
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Green purchasing, Product stewardship / Renewable energy / Energy management and conservation /

Water-Energy-Climate Nexus: Systems Thinking and Virtuous Circles
Description: How energy use and water use contribute to climate change and what water officials can do to break out of that circle. (Retamal, M., et al., 2009)
Publication Date: Oct 25, 2009
Topics: Energy management and conservation / Renewable energy / Water utilities guidance /

Future Is Now: Climate Change Mitigation, Impacts, and Adaptation Research
Description: Papers from the 6th annual California Climate Change Research Symposium, Sept. 2009. Among the topics: impact studies, observed climate change impacts, regional climate projections, energy technologies, aerosol and regional climate, greenhouse gas invent
Source: California.
Publication Date: Sep 10, 2009
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Clouds, aerosols, air pollution, ozone, humidity / Economic aspects, Costs / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Renewable energy / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

 

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