Climate Change and California Water Resources: A Survey and Summary of the Literature

Produced for the California Energy Commission, this study identifies issues and research related to climate change impacts on water systems in California. Related informational resources are listed, including a number of reports that outline impacts of climate change on water resources.

The report offers recommendations for addressing these climate impacts on water supply and management - classified into four categories:

- current no-regrets actions,

- communication and collaboration,

- research needs, and

- information gathering. 

Publication Date: July 2003

Authors or Affiliated Users:

  • Michael Kiparsky
  • Peter H. Gleick

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Resource Types:

  • Assessment


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