AnnouncementDraft Research Investment Plan for SGC’s New Climate Change Research Program


Assembly Bill 109 allocated $11 million in Cap-and-Trade funds to the Strategic Growth Council for the development of a climate change research program. The Research Investment Plan will guide the development and implementation of this program. The first sections of the document outline program goals, research priorities, and program structure. The last section of the document, still under development, will provide detail on program administration and application guidelines.

Read the Climate Change Research Program Draft Research Investment Plan

This draft Research Investment Plan for the Climate Change Research Program is being released for public comment on November 15, 2017. The SGC will convene a webinar and three workshops to gather public input on this plan. See the workshop flyer for more information.

The SGC will accept written public comments through Friday, December 15, 2017. Revisions will be made to provide greater clarity on the SGC’s vision for the program and to reflect public comments that are received. Please submit comments via email to:

Or, you may submit comments via postal mail to:

Strategic Growth Council

ATTN: Elizabeth Grassi

1400 Tenth Street

Sacramento, CA 95814