Sea Level Rise (SLR) will inevitably impact coastal resources. Fortunately the Coastal Commission is taking climate change seriously and has recently released a draft SLR Guidance document. This document will help local municipalities and planning agencies implement policy changes that will not only protect coastal resources, but will also safeguard California’s pocket book by implementing long-term, comprehensive land management.

The Commission is taking comments from the public on their document. We strongly encourage people to get involved. Surfrider will be submitting a formal comment letter on the document and will be presenting testimony at the December and January hearings. If you want to better understand the issue, read the document and sign up for a webinar the CCC is hosting on December 17, from 2-3:30.