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2022 Year in Review

By Mark Baldassare

Dec 15, 2022 ... As Californians try to make sense of uncertain economic conditions, ... As the impact of climate change deepens, PPIC is providing data and ...

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Water and Energy in California

By Alvar Escriva-Bou, Gokce Sencan, Andrew Ayres

Dec 6, 2022 ... ... to make both systems more resilient in the face of climate change. ... electricity and 30% of its natural gas for business and home use, ...


Priorities for California’s Water

By Jeffrey Mount, Ellen Hanak, Sarah Bardeen, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Nov 30, 2022 ... Climate change is making California's already variable climate even ... These changes are posing widespread challenges for our businesses, ...

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Voters’ Views on November’s Propositions

By Mark Baldassare

Oct 26, 2022 ... ... the existential threats of climate change and wildfires. With time running out, Propositions 26 (34% yes), Proposition 27 (26% yes), ...


Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

... the state needs to ramp up renewable energy generation to meet climate goals. ... Policy and economic drivers have already made solar an attractive land ...


Making Sense of California’s Economy

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune, Vicki Hsieh

At the onset of the pandemic, business shutdowns led to sudden, ... priorities in infrastructure, regional economic development, and climate adaptation.