OPC Spotlight: Combatting Sea Level Rise in Southern California: How Local Governments Can Seize Opportunities While Minimizing Risk

Source

Authors

CA Ocean Protection Council (OPC)

Published

2018

Description

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.

Climate Impact Tags

Sea level rise

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 2: Assess Vulnerability Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies

Resource Type Tags

ICARP Case Study

Topics

Extent: Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Santa Barbara County, Ventura County

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Last updated: July 5, 2022