Preparing California for Extreme Heat: Guidance and Recommendations
- Published By
- California Environmental Protection Agency
As the climate changes in California, extreme heat is projected to be a growing problem that will have health, economic, ecological, and social impacts. Actions taken by government agencies and other entities in the coming years could mitigate the effects of extreme heat and reduce resulting disabilities and deaths. This document provides guidance for incorporating extreme heat projections, based on current climate change models, into planning and decision making in California.