From Mountains to Cities

Alliance of Regional Collaboratives for Climate Adaptation

This white paper examines California's Urban-Rural connections to identify policy opportunities, strategies to develop and deepen collaborative efforts, and on-the-ground ...
Sierra Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Partnership Policy

Sierra Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Partnership

This document is a culmination of Sierra CAMP's work studying the climate change impacts in the Sierras Region and analyzing ...
Green Infrastructure and the Oroville Dam

Sierra Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Partnership

This report examines green infrastructure's capacity to manage flood risk, focusing on the Sierra Nevada and Capital Region of Northern ...
Investigating the climate impacts of urbanization and the potential for cool roofs to counter future climate change in Southern California

University of Southern California

This research calculated the benefit of the Los Angeles and San Diego metropolitan area adopting cool roof technology. The results ...
Executive Order B-30-15 Guidance: Planning and Investing for a Resilient California

Governor's Office of Planning and Research

Executive Order B-30-15 directed OPR to provide guidance for state agencies to integrate current and future climate conditions into all ...
Guide to Equitable, Community-Driven Climate Preparedness Planning

Urban Sustainability Directors Network

This document provides guidance to local governments in designing and implementing a more inclusive, equitable planning process. It provides guidance ...
California Healthy Places Index (HPI)

Public Health Alliance of Southern California

The California Healthy Places Index (HPI) is an interactive online data and GIS mapping tool that allows users to easily ...
Climate Adaptation Finance and Investment in California

Governor's Office of Planning and Research

This book serves as a guide for local governments and private enterprises as they navigate the uncharted waters of investing ...


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Cal-Adapt is the State of California's primary data access and visualization tool to view and plan for the impacts of climate change. Find data & visualizations at

Case Studies

These case studies highlight policies, plans, specific projects, and other innovative adaptation measures from communities across California, supporting a community of practice across the state.

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Climate Stories

The California Climate Stories capture authentic experiences of Californians as they find new ways to live with a changing climate, demonstrating how local action fits within broader climate change adaptation efforts.

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