|Farmer Education & Outreach
Providing resources to farmers and ranchers on the impacts of climate policy on California agriculture, and the science of the climate benefits of organic and sustainable practices.
Expanding the CalCAN network of farmers, scientists, government agency staff, and advocates to cultivate communication and understanding of the role agriculture can play in climate protection.
Advancing policies that support and encourage farming and ranching practices that have climate benefits and other environmental co-benefits.
In 1970, California Assembly Bill 2070 created the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and called for it to prepare and maintain an Environmental Goals and Policy Report (EGPR).
In 1978, an ambitious young governor named Edmund “Jerry” Brown, Jr. used the EGPR to paint his vision for California’s future. That document — entitled An Urban Strategy for California — remains an ambitious, forward-looking document even …