SB1 Case Study: Urban Cooling Strategies for Los Angeles Neighborhoods Serviced by the Orange Line

Los Angeles Bureau of Street Services

The City of Los Angeles will develop a conceptual plan to mitigate the climate change threat of heat burden along ...
CivicSpark Case Study: Energize Fresno

Local Government Commission; City of Fresno; Fresno Metro Ministry; CALSTART

Energize Fresno is a new initiative to develop a blueprint for an “Energy Opportunity Zone” in a focused area in ...
CivicSpark Case Study: Sierra CAMp and Climate Planning

Sierra Business Council

This project supported both Sierra Business Council’s Climate Planning program and the Sierra Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Partnership (Sierra CAMP). ...
SB1 Case Study: Southern California Regional Climate Adaptation Framework

Southern California Association of Governments

The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) will use this project to prepare a comprehensive adaptation planning framework for its ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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