Climate change experts

Mark Battany

UC Cooperative Extension water management and biometeorology advisor, San Luis Obispo County
(805) 781-5848

Sonja Brodt

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
Life cycle assessment of GHG emissions of California rice, vegetable, and tree crops production systems; carbon footprints of foods and supply chains
(530) 754-8547

Ted Grantham

UC Cooperative Extension climate and water management specialist, UC Berkeley
California water management and policy, river science, impacts of climate change on freshwater ecosystems
(510) 664-4664

John Karlik

UC Cooperative Extension environmental science advisor, Kern County
Physical science basis of climate change, paleoclimates, differentiation of positive and normative claims
(661) 868-6220

Faith Kearns

Academic Coordinator, California Institute for Water Resources
Climate communication, water and drought policy, wildfire management, adaptation 

Adina Merenlender

UC Cooperative Extension specialist Environmental Science, Policy and Management
(707) 744-1324

Susan Kocher

UC ANR Cooperative Extension natural resources advisor in the Central Sierra
Fire adapted communities, fire hazard mitigation in forests, post fire restoration
“Living with Fire in the Tahoe Basin” website
(530) 542-2571 

Doug Parker

Director, California Institute for Water Resources
Climate smart agriculture, water policy, water use efficiency, water security
(510) 987-0036

Tapan Pathak

UC Cooperative Extension specialist in climate adaptation in agriculture
(209) 228-2520

Leslie Roche

UC Cooperative Extension specialist
Agricultural, environmental, economic and social aspects of ranching and livestock production
(530) 752-5583

Katherine Jarvis-Shean

UC Cooperative Extension orchard systems advisor, Sacramento, Solano and Yolo counties
Impact of warming to tree crops (orchards) and adaptation strategies
(530) 377-9528