Climate Change Budget Summary
Climate Action Team
The Climate Action Team (CAT), established by Executive Order S-3-05, is a multi-agency team that coordinates California’s statewide climate efforts. The CAT, comprised of 22 state agency members, develops, evaluates, and implements climate change emission reduction strategies in accordance with the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. A full list of participating agencies is accessible below.
CAT Participating Agencies
- California Air Resources Board (CARB)
- Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)
- Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)
- Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)
- Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA)
- California Energy Commission (CEC)
- Department of Conservation (DOC)
- Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)
- Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire)
- Department of Parks & Recreation (CDPR)
- Department of Water Resources (DWR)
The Climate Action Team’s emission reduction strategies progress is tracked through the CAT Report Card. The CAT Report Card documents:
- Effectiveness of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California
- Greenhouse gas emissions from State agencies’ operations.
The Climate Action Team Report Cards are accessible below. Each Report Card shows reductions that happened two years prior to publication.
International Climate Action Team
CalEPA created the International Climate Action Team (ICAT), which serves as the primary interagency coordinating body for California’s international climate cooperation. The ICAT coordinates ongoing and planned intergovernmental collaboration, including visits from international delegations, international trips by California staff, the implementation status of new and existing memoranda of understanding (MOUs), and participation in international events and conferences.
Lithium-ion Car Battery Recycling Advisory Group
This group advises the Legislature on policies pertaining to the recovery and recycling of lithium-ion vehicle batteries sold within the state.
Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee (IEMAC)
The IEMAC analyzes the environmental and economic performance of California’s cap-and-trade program and other relevant climate policies.