Addressing Inequality in Flood Risk Lori Pottinger November 13 2019 More than 7 million Californians are at risk of flooding, and not every community is well prepared. We talked to two experts at UC Irvine about how flooding affects social inequality.
Video: Preparing California’s Water System for Climate Extremes Lori Pottinger November 7 2019 Climate change brings multiple pressures to the state’s water management. Panels of experts discussed ways to prepare for greater climate volatility.
Are Californians Prepared for the Next Natural Disaster? Alyssa Dykman October 17 2019 Although a solid majority of Californians are concerned about the impact of a natural disaster, less than one-third say they are very knowledgeable about how to prepare for one.
Water Policy Priorities for a Changing California Ellen Hanak September 24 2019 How can the state prepare its water systems for climate change? The Newsom administration asked the PPIC Water Policy Center to submit formal comments to inform a water resilience portfolio.
The Russian River: Managing at the Watershed Level Gokce Sencan September 10 2019 Water managers across the state face new and more extreme conditions as the climate warms. We talked to Grant Davis of Sonoma Water about his agency’s comprehensive approach to these challenges.