Climate Change Science Updates

This page last reviewed September 24, 2014

The Air Resources Board staff provides biannual updates regarding the latest research findings on the science of climate change. Presentations for past climate change updates are provided below. To receive an email notification of additions to this page please subscribe to our climate change list serve. From this link, you can also find a link to an archive of all prior broadcasts posted to this list server

For more information on the science of climate change updates, please contact Dr. Dongmin Luo Air Quality & Climate Science Section Manager, Research Division, at 916-324-8496

Thursday, January 28, 2010 -- Sacramento Board Meeting

California's Plan for Adapting to Climate Change

More info? Get the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy
Agenda Guest Presentation: Anthony Brunello

Thursday, July 23, 2009 -- San Diego Board Meeting

Overview, 2009 Haagen-Smit Symposium, “Addressing the Missing Piece of California’s Carbon Footprint: Non-Kyoto Pollutants, International Transport, and the Carbon Embedded in Imports" Agenda Staff Presentation

Thursday, November 20, 2008 -- Sacramento Board Meeting

Impacts of Climate Change on California: Scenarios Assessment Findings

More info? Get California Climate Action Team reports
Agenda Staff Presentation

Thursday, June 26, 2008 -- Sacramento Board Meeting

Climate Change Impacts of Non-Kyoto Greenhouse Gases and Aerosols Agenda Guest Presentation: Prof. Michael Prather

Thursday, December 6, 2007 -- Los Angeles Board Meeting

Local Action: Part of the Climate Change Solution

More Info? is a resource for small businesses, individuals, local governments, and schools to learn about ways to lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Agenda Staff Presentation

Thursday, June 21, 2007 -- Los Angeles Board Meeting

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 4th Assessment Reports, Summary for Policymakers Agenda Staff Presentation


Thursday, January 25, 2007 -- Sacramento Board Meeting

Recent Scientific Finding from Climate Change Studies Post-Board Summary Staff presentation


  • James Hansen, Makiko Sato, Reto Ruedy, Ken Lo, David W. Lea, and Martin Medina-Elizade
    Global Temperature Change
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, volume 103, number 39, September 2006

  • James Hansen, Larissa Nazarenko, Reto Ruedy, Makiko Sato, Josh Willis, Anthony Del Genio, Dorothy Koch, Andrew Lacis, Ken Lo, Surabi Menon, Tica Novakov, Judith Perlwitz, Gary Russell, Gavin A. Schmidt, and Nicholas Tausnev
    Earth's Energy Imbalance: Confirmation and Implications
    Science volume 308, number 1341, June 2005

  • David W. Pierce, Tim P. Barnett, Krishna M. AchutaRao, Peter J. Gleckler, Jonathan M. Gregory, and Warren M. Washington
    Anthropogenic Warming of the Oceans: Observations and Model Results
    Journal of Climate, volume 19, May 2006

  • Isabella Velicogna and John Wahr
    Acceleration of Greenland Ice Mass Loss in Spring 2004
    Nature, volume 443, September 2006

  • J.L. Chen, C.R. Wilson, and B.D. Tapley
    Satellite Gravity Measurements Confirm Accelerated Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet
    Science, volume 313, September 2006

  • J. Shukla, T. DelSole, M. Fennessy, J. Kinter, and D. Paolino
    Climate Model Fidelity and Projections of Climate Change
    Geophysical Research Letters, volume 33, L07702

  • David D. Doniger, Antonia V. Herzog, and Daniel A. Lashof
    An Ambitious, Centrist Approach to Global Warming Legislation
    Science, volume 314, November 2006

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