The ICARP Technical Advisory Council facilitates the development of holistic, complimentary strategies that increase California’s resilience to climate change, advance equity and environmental justice, and benefit both greenhouse gas emissions reductions and adaptation efforts.
On October 8 2015, SB 246 was signed into law, creating the Technical Advisory Council (TAC). The TAC shall be comprised of members from a range of disciplines, in order to provide scientific and technical support, and from regional and local governments and entities. The advisory council shall support the office’s goals to facilitate coordination among state, regional, and local agency efforts to adapt to the impacts of climate change by:
- Developing tools and guidance;
- Promoting and coordinating state agency support for local and regional efforts;
- Informing state-led programs, including state planning processes, grant programs, and guideline development, to better reflect the goals, efforts and challenges faced by local and regional entities pursuing adaptation, preparedness and resilience.