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Preparing California for a Changing Climate
Louise Bedsworth and Ellen Hanak

November 2008

California has ambitious plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions. But the state also needs an integrated policy to prepare for―and adapt to―climate change. This report finds that some institutions, such as water agencies and electrical utilities, have already begun planning for change. But other areas have yet to prepare effectively for the challenges of a changing California.

More information can be found in the following supporting reports:

Climate Change in California: Scenarios for Adaptation

Adapting California’s Water Management to Climate Change

Adaptation of California’s Electricity Sector to Climate Change

California Coastal Management with a Changing Climate

Air Quality Planning and California’s Changing Climate

Climate Change and California’s Public Health Institutions

Conservation and Management of Ecological Systems in a Changing California


Funding Resources for Climate Change