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2050 is Calling: Local Scientists, Leaders Collaborate on Climate Change Report

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Inside USD -- Bridging the debate and often-cited challenges between policy makers, business leaders, environmentalists and climate scientists, Climate Education Partners and its partner organization, the San Diego Foundation, have released a first-of-its-kind report, “San Diego, 2050 Is Calling. How Will We Answer?” connecting the work of local scientists with regional leaders working hand-in-hand on efforts to manage the impacts from the region’s changing climate.

Rather than the “doom and gloom” often advanced by climate change experts, the report provides a practical, solutions-oriented approach to the issue. It balances up-to-date local climate science with thoughts and perspectives from leaders across a wide diversity of communities and sectors, including health care, fire preparedness and public safety, water, transportation and the economy. It marks a major shift in strategies because it joins forces between science and public and private policymakers, rather than creating battles of opinions over science and appropriate action. (Full Article

 

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