The , comprised of the California Ocean Protection Council and California Natural Resources Agency, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and the California Energy Commission, will prepare the updated draft guidance.
This draft will then be circulated for formal public comment in the fall of 2017, with final adoption by the California Ocean Protection Council scheduled for January 2018.
Updating the science NOW AVAILABLE: Rising Seas in California: An Update on Sea-Level Rise Science The California Ocean Protection Council is partnering with the California Ocean Science Trust, which has been charged with leading the scientific component of the update and convening an .
The Working Group will compile and review the latest climate research, including considering the implications of recent scientific advances on ice loss dynamics for updating sea-level rise projections.
**We will be sharing the findings of the recent science report and soliciting feedback on a draft policy guidance framework during four public workshops across the state: South Coast ⋅ Tuesday, May 16 ⋅ 1 pm – 4 pm Environmental Learning Center at Hyperion 12000 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293 To attend this workshop, please register here Bay Area ⋅ Monday, May 22 ⋅ pm – 5 pm* 455 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102 *a Safeguarding California Workshop will take place here earlier in the day at am – pm To attend this workshop, please register here North Coast ⋅ Thursday, June 8 ⋅ 9 am – 12 pm Sequoia Conference Center 901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501 To attend this workshop, please register here San Diego ⋅ Monday, June 12 ⋅ pm – 5 pm University of San Diego Mother Rosalie Hall, Warren Auditorium 5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110 To attend this workshop, please register here Update to the State of California’s Sea-Level Rise Guidance Listening Sessions: To ensure that the updated policy guidance is responsive to user needs, accessible, and presented in a way that serves specific decision and planning processes, the Ocean Science Trust, with support from Ocean Protection Council, has commissioned Dr.