Water, Power and California’s Future. Commissioner Karen Douglas, J.D. Water, Energy and Climate Change North Bay Watershed Association 2008 Conference. Common System Issues. Growing Demand Adequate Supplies Resource Quality Infrastructure Cost Environmental Protection
Karen Douglas, J.D.
Water, Energy and Climate Change
North Bay Watershed Association 2008 Conference
Climate Change forces us to examine the nexus between
water & energy!
CEC – California’s Generation Mix, 2006
Source: Dr. Robert Wilkinson, Environmental Studies Program, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Martha Davis, IEUA
ARB - Emission Inventory for 2004
One solution may not be appropriate for everyone.
“The debate is over. We know the science. We see the threat. And we know that the time for action is now.”
– Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Executive Order S-3-05
AB 32 (Nunez), Statutes of 2006