Our Changing Climate Ã¢â‚¬â€ Assessing the Risks to California: A Summary Report from the California Climate Change Center
Source: California Energy Commission, Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program (California Climate Change Center)
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Executive Order #S-3-05, signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on June 1, 2005, called for the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) to prepare biennial science reports on the potential impact of continued global warming on certain sectors of the California economy. CalEPA entrusted PIER and its California Climate Change Center to lead this effort. The Ã¢â‚¬Å“Climate ScenariosÃ¢â‚¬Â analysis summarized here is the first of these biennial science reports, and is the product of a multi-institution col- laboration among the California Air Resources Board, California Department of Water Resources, California Energy Commission, CalEPA, and the Union of Concerned Scientists.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Full report (PDF; 1.9 MB) and supplementary materials (PDFs) available for download.