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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Making Climate Assessments Work: Learning from California and Other Subnational Climate Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25324.
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Making Climate
Assessments Work

Learning from California and Other Subnational
Climate Assessments

PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP

Ben A. Wender (Day 1), K. John Holmes (Day 2), and Elizabeth Zeitler (Day 2), Rapporteurs

Planning Committee on Making Climate Assessments Work

Board of Energy and Environmental Systems

Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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Suggested citation: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Making Climate Assessments Work: Learning from California and Other Subnational Climate Assessments—Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: https://doi.org10.18226/25324.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Making Climate Assessments Work: Learning from California and Other Subnational Climate Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25324.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Making Climate Assessments Work: Learning from California and Other Subnational Climate Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25324.
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PLANNING COMMITTEE ON MAKING CLIMATE ASSESSMENTS WORK: LEARNING FROM CALIFORNIA AND OTHER SUBNATIONAL CLIMATE ASSESSMENTS

PAUL A. DECOTIS, West Monroe Partners, LLC, Chair

KIT BATTEN,1 Pacific Gas and Electric

W. MICHAEL HANEMANN, NAS,2 Arizona State University

JENNIFER JURADO, Broward County, Florida

JOHN C.WALL, NAE,3 Cummins, Inc. (retired)

CATHY WHITLOCK, NAS, Montana State University

Staff

K. JOHN HOLMES, Board Director/Scholar, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems

DAVID ALLEN, Senior Program Officer, Board of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (until August 31, 2018)

MICHAELA KERXHALLI-KLEINFIELD, Program Assistant, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems

BEN A. WENDER, Senior Program Officer, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems

ELIZABETH ZEITLER, Senior Program Officer, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems

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1 Employed at Pacific Gas and Electric at the time of the workshop.

2 Member, National Academy of Sciences.

3 Member, National Academy of Engineering.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Making Climate Assessments Work: Learning from California and Other Subnational Climate Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25324.
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BOARD ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS

JARED COHON, NAE, Carnegie Mellon University, Chair

DAVID ALLEN, NAE, University of Texas, Austin

VICKY BAILEY, Anderson Stratton Enterprises

W. TERRY BOSTON, NAE, GridLiance GP, LLC, and Grid Protection Alliance

WILLIAM BRINKMAN, NAS, Princeton University

DEEPAKRAJ DIVAN, NAE, Georgia Institute of Technology

MARCIUS EXTAVOUR, XPRIZE

NAT GOLDHABER, Claremont Creek Ventures

BARBARA KATES-GARNICK, Tufts University

JOANN MILLIKEN, Independent Consultant

MARGO OGE, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, EPA (retired)

MICHAEL RAMAGE, NAE, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (retired)

DOROTHY ROBYN, Boston University

KELLY SIMS-GALLAGHER, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

ALEXANDER SLOCUM, NAE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

JOHN C. WALL, NAE, Cummins, Inc. (retired)

ROBERT WEISENMILLER, California Energy Commission

Staff

K. JOHN HOLMES, Board Director/Scholar

BETH DOLAN, Financial Manager

MICHAELA KERXHALLI-KLEINFIELD, Program Assistant

JANKI PATEL, Research Associate

BEN A. WENDER, Senior Program Officer

ELIZABETH ZEITLER, Senior Program Officer

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Making Climate Assessments Work: Learning from California and Other Subnational Climate Assessments: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25324.
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Acknowledgment of Reviewers

This Proceedings of a Workshop was reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in making each published proceedings as sound as possible and to ensure that the proceedings meets institutional standards for quality, objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the process.

We thank the following individuals for their review of this proceedings:

W. Michael Hanemann, NAS,1 Arizona State University,

Jennifer Jurado, Broward Country,

Katherine Mach, Stanford University, and

Melissa Widhalm, Purdue University.

Although the reviewers listed above provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the content of the proceedings nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this proceedings was overseen by Michael R. Ladisch, NAE,2 Purdue University. He was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this proceedings was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this proceedings rests entirely with the rapporteurs and the National Academies.

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1 Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2 Member, National Academy of Engineering.

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Climate assessment activities are increasingly driven by subnational organizations—city, county, and state governments; utilities and private companies; and stakeholder groups and engaged publics—trying to better serve their constituents, customers, and members by understanding and preparing for how climate change will impact them locally. Whether the threats are drought and wildfires, storm surge and sea level rise, or heat waves and urban heat islands, the warming climate is affecting people and communities across the country. To explore the growing role of subnational climate assessments and action, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted the 2-day workshop on August 14-15, 2018. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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