Ever since Deputy Director Robert Potter testified on climate change to a Congressional subcommittee in 1988, DWR has been a leading voice in addressing this threat to the state’s environment, water supply, and way of life.
DWR Climate Change Blog
DWR presented Dr. Bin Guan with the 2018 Climate Science Service Award for his tool that identifies atmospheric rivers in weather models. The work supports experimental forecasts of these large storms earlier than current models.
DWR Director Karla Nemeth told a global audience of water experts and policymakers Thursday that the department has embraced a science-based approach to withstanding extreme weather changes in California while setting the groundwork for a more sustainable future.
Upcoming workshops to provide K-12 teachers tools and resources to teach climate issues to their students.
The Climate Conversations video debuted at the Tribal Water Summit on April 5, 2018.
Four new videos featuring members of native California tribes discussing the impacts of climate change will debut at the Tribal Water Summit on April 5.
Due to changes in the climate, native basketweavers observe first hand its impact to the plants they gather and harvest.
As the Tribal Water Summit approaches, DWR is working to complete the video production on insightful climate change stories from four native CA tribes.
For the third time in four years, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) captured a prestigious national Climate Leadership Award for combating climate change. This year’s award honored DWR’s systemwide reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
Climate change staff shares an approach to climate change planning with the Dutch...in the Netherlands.