Climate Change

Technical Assistance

The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) developed the Adaptation Planning Guide (APG) to provide guidance to local governments on local adaptation and resiliency planning. The APG

Integration Concepts for General Plan Updates outlines concepts for integrating various policy topics and new requirements in General Plan updates, housing element updates and other local planning

This collection of technical tools and memos was curated by Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) as part of a How-To series on designing your own planning projects. To learn how these supplies are used in

This document contains the Objective Development Standards adopted by the City of San Jose for Priority Development Areas (PDAs) and growth areas throughout the city in 2021. It provides site design

The Specific Plan was adopted by the City of Berkeley for its Adeline Corridor Priority Development Area (PDA). The Specific Plan provides goals, policies, and implementation strategies for the Plan

These two planning guides developed by Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) outline best practices for engaging community members and stakeholders in the planning process for adaptation to sea level rise

Created by Adapting to Rising Tides (ART), this set of project reports and case studies are intended to provide guidance to jurisdictions planning their own resilience projects. They include

Vital Signs helps Bay Area residents explore the region’s performance using a series of indicators. Indicators in five key areas of regional vitality – transportation, land and people, the economy

Explore heat health events (HHEs) in your area through Cal-Adapt's interactive California Heat Assessment Tool, created specifically for local planners, local government and public health

The Clean Building Compass is a one-stop online clearinghouse of vetted information to assist local government planners and staff in developing and adopting the practices required to accelerate the