OPC Spotlight: Combatting Sea Level Rise in Southern California: How Local Governments Can Seize Opportunities While Minimizing Risk
CA Ocean Protection Council (OPC)
Researchers at UCLA Law developed this study for Southern California decision-makers. The paper identifies how local governments can harness legal doctrines to support aggressive, innovative actions to address sea level rise while minimizing their legal risk. The paper can help local governments understand the ways to use legal tools to enhance their adaptive capacity by providing them with the necessary legal authority for certain adaptation actions.
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Extent: Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County
Last updated: July 5, 2022