Climate Adaptation

Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) releases new report on sea level rise

In December 2019, the California Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) released a new report entitled "Preparing for Rising Seas: How the State Can Help Local Coastal Adaptation Efforts". The report acknowledges that the State has a vested...

As Climate Risk Grows, Cities Test a Tough Strategy: Saying ‘No’ to Developers

An article posted in the New York Times this week highlights the alarming rate of climate-vulnerable development occurring across the country and the measures that cities are...

Climate change growing pains are real but necessary: Today, New York must advance its major resiliency projects

An article posted today in the New York Daily News describes the ongoing efforts to implement an ambitious and complex climate adaptation...

SF Bay is rising - are we moving fast enough to adapt?

An article published in the San Francisco Chronicle today underscores the urgent need for action to address sea level rise on the Bay Area's 400 miles of shoreline, the...

The California coast is disappearing under the rising sea. Our choices are grim.

A new article in the Los Angeles Times describes the effects that sea level rise is having on California coastal communities. Sea level rise of greater than 9 feet could occur by the end of this century, in...