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California Climate Adaptation Strategy

In 2008, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger passed Executive Order S-13-08, requesting the Natural Resources Agency to determine how state agencies can respond to climate change.  As a result, the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy was developed, summarizing current climate change adaptation strategies that California agencies can adopt.  The report notes that, in order for these adaptation strategies to effectively minimize negative health effects, there needs to be:

Climate change adaptation requires a collaborative effort, and there are already steps being taking in California to address these issues.  A variety of tasks are needed, from researching the impacts of climate change to designing long-term plans for addressing these impacts.  See how Tracking California has contributed to advancing the knowledge of climate change and public health impacts.

Resources on preparing for climate change (adaptation)