Register: California’s 5th Climate Change Assessment Roundtables

September 21, 2022 | , ,  

A slide listing the 5th Assessment roundtables with logos over a fading background image


SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program at the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research in partnership with the California Council on Science & Technology (CCST) is hosting a series of 6 public roundtables to discuss California-specific information and knowledge gaps that will help inform the scope of climate change research conducted as part of California’s Fifth Climate Change Assessment.

Each roundtable discussion will consider how future research can incorporate equity, traditional knowledges, governance, and economic impacts and climate financing. Register to attend each roundtable discussion below through Zoom.

September

Infrastructure & Built Systems
September 26th 9:00am PST | REGISTER
View Research Topics

Climate impacts on land use, development, transportation and built infrastructure, and how these systems respond to these impacts, including climate-related human migration and displacement.

Eric Chu | UC Davis
Assistant Professor, Community & Regional Develop. Prog.

Adrienne Greve | Cal Poly State University
Associate Professor, City & Regional Planning Dept.

Andrew Jones | Berkeley Lab
Staff Scientist, Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division

Juan Matute | UCLA
Deputy Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, Luskin School of Public Affairs

Borja Reguero | UC Santa Cruz & The Nature Conservancy
Coastal Engineering Research Fellow, Natural Capital Project

Olivia Seideman | Leadership Council for Justice and Accountability
Policy Coordinator, Climate Programs

Sharifa Taylor | Communities for a Better Environment
Staff Researcher Co-Chair, Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, CARB

Stephen Wong | University of Alberta
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

Human Health, Culture, & Wellbeing
September 30th 9:00am PST | REGISTER
View Research Topics

Climate impacts to human health (physical and mental) and emergencies, general safety and wellbeing (including in the workplace), impacts to cultural resources, and resilience to these impacts. This includes cultural, social, and economic impacts of climate change, such as human migration and displacement, and responding to these impacts.

Water Management
September 30th 2:00pm PST | REGISTER
View Research Topics

Climate impacts on residential, agricultural, and industrial water use and the physical and social systems that manage ground and surface water supply, as well as water quality (including contamination, salinity, and desalination). This includes building resilience and adapting to these impacts.

October

Natural Lands & Biodiversity
October 3rd 9:00am PST | REGISTER
View Research Topics

Climate impacts to natural terrestrial ecosystems, habitat, and biodiversity, including forests, deserts, shrublands/chaparral, urban forests/parks, grasslands, wetlands, and coastal lands throughout California, and how to respond to such impacts.

Natural Waters & Biodiversity
October 3rd 2:30pm PST | REGISTER
View Research Topics

Climate impacts on natural aquatic ecosystems, habitat and biodiversity, including ocean areas, estuaries, lakes, streams and rivers throughout California, and how to respond to such impacts

Working Lands, Waters, & Biodiversity
October 6th 1:00pm PST | REGISTER
View Research Topics

Climate impacts to lands and waters that are managed to fulfill some service for society, including agriculture, timberlands, rangelands, aquaculture, fisheries, and lands used for mining, and how to respond to such impacts.

 

###


About California’s 5th Climate Change Assessment
California’s 5th Climate Change Assessment is coordinated by the Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) at OPR in partnership with the California Energy Commission, California Natural Resources Agency, and California Strategic Growth Council.

About the California Council on Science and Technology
The California Council on Science and Technology is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established via the California State Legislature — making California’s policies stronger with science and technology since 1988. We engage leading experts in science and technology to advise State policymakers — ensuring that California policy is strengthened and informed by scientific knowledge, research, and innovation.

Recent Posts

From Biostatistics to Pesticide Policy: Q&A with Natalie Gasca
A photo of Natalie Gasca, PhD, a 2022 CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellow with the title of her blog post and CCST logo on a blue background
Natalie Gasca, PhD, is a 2022 CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellow placed with the ...
Watch: Decarbonizing Transportation with Hydrogen
A Zoom screenshot of 5 panelists with a question box in the lower third with blue background and white text
Toward a Disaster Resilient California: Decarbonizing Transportation with Hydrogen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi0jDjsQofk   How can hydrogen help ...
Building Bridges: From Bioengineering to Science Policy
A photo of Stephen Cutie, PhD, a 2022 CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellow with the title of his blog post and CCST logo on a blue background
Stephen Cutie, PhD is a 2022 CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellow placed with the ...
Executive Assistant at the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST)
CCST logo with blue border around it and careers in white text on orange background
How to Apply Please submit a cover letter and resume through our application portal. The ...