California Coastal Access and Climate Justice for All

García, Robert; Gutiérrez-Graudiņš, Marce; Trainer, Amy
April 2016
Parks & Recreation;Apr2016, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p66
The article focuses on the threat of climate change and development pressure on beaches and coastline in California and the passage of the Californian Coastal Act in 1976 which aims to enhance and protect public access, coastal resources, and equal justice in the coast. Topics discussed include the termination of Coastal Commission executive director Charles Lester, the connection of coastal management on civil rights, public health, and economic justice, and the impact of the rising sea level.


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