OPR at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference
Week two of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference-- The Office of Planning and Research and the European Institute of Innovation & Technology Climate-KIC announced a new peer learning partnership to catalyze California and Europe’s ambitious climate agendas. The agreement, signed this morning in Glasgow, Scotland, outlines a commitment to peer learning and project collaboration opportunities between California’s state agencies and Climate-KIC and the climate innovation and implementation partners in its network.
Adapting to a Changing Climate, State Asks for Public Comment
The draft California Climate Adaptation Strategy is designed to accelerate climate adaptation action across regions and sectors in California; identify how key state agency actions fit together to achieve these priorities; and build on the successes and lessons learned since the first climate adaptation strategy in 2009.
Inform Guidance on CEQA Streamlining of Sustainable Transportation Projects
Provide input on OPR’s draft technical advisory on the CEQA streamlining options available for sustainable transportation projects.
New California Investments for Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress Research
Critical investments are part of Governor Newsom's broad-based California Comeback Plan to transform California’s behavioral health system for children and youth
2020 CIAPM Annual Report Released
The Governor's Office of Planning and Research is pleased to announce the release of California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine’s 2020 Annual Report to the California Legislature.
OPR Commemorates Director Kate Gordon’s Leadership and Contributions to California’s Climate, Equity, and High Road Achievements
OPR Director Kate Gordon shares gratitude upon concluding state service tenure.
Executive Order (EO) N-8-21 establishes end dates for pandemic-related suspensions
As California fully reopens, Governor Newsom plans to lift certain pandemic executive orders related to CEQA document deadlines, tribal consultation deadlines, and open meeting requirements.
Inform California’s State Adaptation Strategy
Join us for a workshop and help us map the next statewide roadmap to a climate-resilient California for all!
2020 Annual Planning Survey Results
In 2020, OPR surveyed local governments to understand the needs and actions of jurisdictions during this unprecedented time. Over 300 communities respond to the call. Read our latest report to gain insight and learn from their perspectives.
Governor Newsom Proposes $750 Million to Build Economic Resilience in the Face of Climate Change
As part of his $100 billion California Comeback Plan, Governor Newsom has proposed a $750 million investment in a Community Economic Resilience Fund, to provide direct support to regions across the state as they build strategies not only to recover from the economic hit of the COVID-19 pandemic but also lean into the transition to a carbon neutral economy.
California Adaptation Planning Guide – Phase 4
Register for the last workshop in the ICARP Adaptation Planning Guide Webinar Series, “Funding & Financing, & Phase 4: Implement, Monitor, Evaluate & Adjust.”
Weigh-in at Upcoming OPR Workshops: Risk-Mitigation Project Database
Provide input on the potential need for a “risk-mitigation” project database to inventory shovel-ready projects.
Join a Just Transition Roadmap Workshop in May
Register today for one of three virtual workshops to learn more about California’s Just Transition Roadmap and share your insights.
Announcing the ResilientCA Adaptation Planning Map
ICARP is excited to announce the release of the ResilientCA Adaptation Planning Map, an open data tool that inventories local government climate adaptation planning efforts and progress.
OPR Hosts Series of Federal Grants Related Webinars
OPR presents a new series of free webinars to help navigate a changing landscape of federal funding regulations.
State of California Launches Advisory Group on Climate Risk Disclosure
OPR is thrilled to launch the Climate-Related Risk Disclosure Advisory Group as part of California’s cross-government framework for urgently addressing the impacts of climate change.
We are now accepting applications for the following position with the Office of Planning and Research.
Share Your Thoughts On California’s “Just Transition”
OPR is partnering with the Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) to develop a comprehensive approach to Just Transition. Please join us in mapping California’s high road.
OPR Seeks Consultants for Wildland-Urban Interface Project
Interested parties, please respond to the Request for Proposals by April 9, 2021.
OPR Hosts Planning and Land Use Webinars in March
Join us this month for an informative series of webinars, including a joint webinar with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) on general plan and housing element annual progress reports; the next installment of CEQA 2020 webinar series, and a conversation with the lead author of the SB 961 reports, Nadine Fogarty of Strategic Economics.
We are now accepting applications for the following position with the Office of Planning and Research in the Administration Unit.
Summer Internships at Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and California Strategic Growth Council
OPR is now accepting applications for summer internships. Applications due by March 26, 2021.