Toward a Vibrant, Prosperous and Sustainable Fresno County: Vulnerability and Adaptation in the Midst of Rapid Change

Source

Authors

California Energy Commission (CEC)

Published

2012

Description

This report provides a review of the Fresno region’s projected climate change impacts and existing demographics, economic industries and infrastructure. From the social vulnerability analysis conducted as part of this review, a clear picture of differential social and economic vulnerabilities emerges characterized above all by the enormous dependence of the county’s economy and population on the highly climate-sensitive agricultural sector.

Climate Impact Tags

Drought Extreme heat Flooding Temperature Wildfire

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 1: Define, Explore, and Initiate Phase 2: Assess Vulnerability

Resource Type Tags

Assessment Planning and policy guidance

Topics

Extent: Fresno County

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