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Understanding our Vulnerabilities—And Our Choices—in the Sierra

Sierra CAMP, a program of Sierra Business Council, is currently undertaking a regional vulnerability assessment to examine how Sierra Nevada communities will be affected by projected climate changes. We have already seen the massive impact that climate change can have in its multiple forms on our communities in the mountains. Climate change leaves our homes and businesses vulnerable to wildfire and floods, it impacts the clarity of our lakes and rivers, and challenges our recreation patterns as we navigate the changes in snow and temperature year round. The goal of the vulnerability assessment is to better understand and measure the impacts of climate change on our social and economic systems that are inextricably linked to our natural environment.

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Impact

2020 Impact Statement

Over the course of the last year, the impact of COVID-19 has snowballed into a deep recession and shifted the course of life as we know it. Over the course of the last year, the impact of COVID-19 has snowballed into a deep recession and shifted the course of life as we know it.

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Sierra CAMP

Sierra CAMP Resources

Community Engagement and Education OPR: Sierra Nevada Climate Adaptation and Cal-Adapt – 9.29.2020 ICARP staff and Cal-Adapt staff presented updates to the online Cal-Adapt climate projections tool and the Adaptation

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Climate & Energy Planning

Climate & Energy Planning Page Under Construction – Please check back soon.  Save money on your utility bill, save the Sierra. Are you looking to reduce your dependency on greenhouse

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Land Conservation

Land Conservation Key to the environmental and social vitality of the Sierra region is conserving open spaces for the enjoyment of the region’s natural beauty, habitat preservation, climate sequestration, watershed

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Climate

Climate Resilience

Climate Resilience Sierra Business Council works to increase the region’s ability to withstand the impacts of climate change, advocating for policies that address climate impacts at the state, regional, and

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Responsible Recreation

Responsible Recreation Outdoor recreation and tourism is a foundational component of the economic and environmental health of the Sierra Nevada. Thanks to its natural beauty, recreation opportunities, charming mountain communities,

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Rural Broadband Access

Rural Broadband Access Sierra Business Council leverages regional, state, and natural resources to launch public-private partnerships that will together improve and expand broadband access.    Access to reliable broadband has

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