CalEPA Video Archive

The following videos are provided to help you learn more about the Agency's programs and initiatives around the state. You may also want to tune in to live webcasts of public meetings. These videos are streamed from our media server and support most Internet connection speeds.

Video Archive

6th Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit 6th Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit (November 21, 2015)
The annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit is a community-centered event featuring the perspectives and challenges of communities, governments, stakeholders, and others in matters of environmental health. The 2015 event took place in Brawley, CA and featured speakers from the State Legislature, federal and state agencies, local governments, public interest groups, residents and academia.
(MP4. 59:08 minutes)

AB 52 Tribal Training AB 52 Tribal Training (October 27, 2015)
This training is to provide CalEPA BDOs with a better understanding of cultural and political workings of tribal governments in California in relation to Tribal sovereignty and provide a foundation of knowledge of AB 52 (Gatto, 2014) and the best practices in its implementation. More information, including the agenda and presentation documents, can be found on the California Native American Tribal Relations Training page.

  • Whole Training Presentation (MP4. 2:19:05 hours)
  • Part 1. Opening words, context of training (MP4. 7:59 minutes)
  • Part 2. Raquelle Myers, National Indian Justice Center (MP4. 47:49 minutes)
  • Part 3. Holly Roberson, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (MP4. 18:27 minutes)
  • Part 4. Rob Wood, Native American Heritage Commission (MP4. 13:53 minutes)
  • Part 5. Terrie Robinson, Native American Heritage Commission (MP4. 32:18 minutes)

Project Approval Lifecycle Project Approval Lifecycle (August 24, 2015)
Department of Technology's Project Approval Lifecycle presentation.
(MP4. 1:17:22 hours)

Northen CA GGRF Lessons Learned Workshop Northern CA GGRF Lessons Learned Workshop (July 14, 2015)
Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program: 2014-15 Lessons Learned Workshops.
(MP4. 2:45:27 hours)

CalEPA Introduction Video CalEPA: Keeping California Safe & Healthy (2015)
The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) oversees the departments whose work it is to protect our state's environmental and public health, while promoting economic opportunity. we use science, technology, innovation, and global partnerships to create policies that improve California and positively influence the world. This video provides an overview of each department's important work in support of these goals.
(MP4. 6:33 minutes)

Impacts of Climate Change on Children's Health Impacts of Climate Change on Children's Health (March 4-5, 2015)
Experts from multiple disciplines explore the many facets of this topic in one of the first open scientific symposium specifically addressing climate change from a children's health perspective. This is part of a continuing series of children's health symposia conducted as part of the CalEPA Children's Environmental Health Program. The purpose was to educate the staff of Cal/EPA and other government agencies about the impacts of climate change on children's health, and to set the stage for dissemination of public health messaging and actions to protect the health of California's children.

  • Part 1. Overview of vulnerabilities of children to the health impacts of climate change, actions by NIEHS, and California as a microcosm. (MP4. 49:13 minutes)
  • Part 2. Adaptation strategies for protecting children's health from climate change. (MP4. 22:07 minutes)
  • Part 3. Epidemiologic studies of adverse birth outcomes and infant mortality from high apparent temperature. (MP4. 23:30 minutes)
  • Part 4. Changing climatic conditions increases infectious diseases risk for infants and children. (MP4. 25:08 minutes)
  • Part 5. Health impacts of the human transformation of Earth's natural systems: putting climate change in context. (MP4. 23:48 minutes)
  • Part 6. Indicators of climate change in California: Tracking climate change trends and impacts. (MP4. 20:24 minutes)
  • Part 7. Climate change impacts on air quality and childhood asthma. (MP4. 24:53 minutes)
  • Part 8. California Department of Public Health activities on children's health and climate change--integrating children's health into climate change planning. (MP4. 17:57 minutes)
  • Part 9. Welcome and overview of symposium. (MP4. 7:30 minutes)
  • Part 10. A modest proposal: make the tax on carbon a down payment for children. (MP4. 38:06 minutes)
  • Part 11. Climate-smart conservation and human benefits. (MP4. 31:05 minutes)
  • Part 12. Implications of climate change on water resources in California and mitigation strategies. (MP4. 30:51 minutes)
  • Part 13. AB 32 greenhouse gas reductions, national and international implications. (MP4. 20:41 minutes)

September 7, 2012 Cumulative Impacts: Academic Workshop Agenda and Charge Cumulative Impacts: Academic Workgroup Meeting (January 11, 2013)
Part 1 (Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 54:09 minutes)
Part 2 (Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 1:01 hours)
Part 3 (Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 46:37 minutes)
Part 4 (Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 44:47 minutes)

September 7, 2012 Cumulative Impacts: Academic Workshop Agenda and Charge Cumulative Impacts: Academic Workshop Agenda and Charge (September 7, 2012)
Part 1 (Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 1:05 hours)
Part 2 (Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 1:14 hours)
Part 3 (Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 1:20 hours)
Part 4 (Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 0:40 hours)

May 29, 2012 Part 1: Tribal Sovereignty Training and Best Practices in Meaningful State Government – Tribal Consultation CalEPA Tribal Training (May 29, 2012)
Part 1: Tribal Sovereignty Training and Best Practices in Meaningful State Government -- Tribal Consultation
(MP4. 1:18 hours)

May 29, 2012 Part 2: Tribal Sovereignty Training and Best Practices in Meaningful State Government – Tribal Consultation CalEPA Tribal Training (May 29, 2012)
Part 2: Tribal Sovereignty Training and Best Practices in Meaningful State Government -- Tribal Consultation
(MP4. 00:56 minutes)

Public Workshop: Climate Action TeamClimate Action Team Public Meeting (June 23, 2010)
This is the second public meeting of the Climate Action Team (CAT) for 2010. The CAT has been holding these meetings each quarter to receive updates on climate program activities at the state and regional level, and to provide a forum for discussion of climate related issues. The agenda will focus on the Near Term Implementation Plans that were developed by the CAT working groups describing their mitigation, adaptation and research activities. In particular, we will have presentation on select Plans from the Biodiversity, Energy, Coastal, Land Use and Water working groups. We will also have an update on the Plans developed by our State Operations working group, which will include a request for approval of several action items. The full listing of the implementation plans will be posted on the CAT website for each sector.
(Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 2:12 hours)

CEQA Training Guidelines (April 8, 2010) CEQA Training Guidelines (April 8, 2010)
The Natural Resources Agency recently adopted Amendments to the CEQA Guidelines for greenhouse gas emissions.  Those Amendments were developed to provide guidance to public agencies regarding the analysis and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions. PowerPoint Presentation (MS PP, 267 KB).
(Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 1:23 hours)

Public Workshop: Climate Action Team Climate Action Team Public Meeting (March 11, 2010)
This is the first public meeting of the Climate Action Team (CAT) for 2010. The CAT has been holding these meetings each quarter to receive updates on climate program activities at the state and regional level, and to provide a forum for discussion of climate related issues. At the March meeting there were updates from the Air Resources Board and the CAT sector working group on Public Health. There was also a presentation and discussion about GHG mitigation measures and climate change adaptation strategies that state agencies will be working on in the coming year.
(Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 1:20 hours)

Public Workshop: Climate Action Team Climate Action Team Public Meeting (December 3, 2009)
This is the fourth public meeting of the Climate Action Team (CAT). The CAT will hold these meetings each quarter to receive updates on climate program activities at the state and regional level and provide a forum for discussion of climate related issues.  At the December 2009 meeting there were updates from the CAT sector working groups and a discussion of the integration of mitigation and adaptation efforts.
(Windows Media, 404 Kbps. 1:22 hours)

Public Workshop: Climate Action Team Climate Action Team Public Meeting (June 9, 2009)
The Climate Action Team held its second public meeting of 2009. The CAT will be holding public meetings each quarter to receive updates on climate program activities at the state and regional level and provide a forum for discussion of climate related issues. The focus for this meeting was water and climate change.
(Windows Media, 282 Kbps. 1:55 hours)

Climate Action Team Public Meeting (March 11, 2009) Climate Action Team Public Meeting (March 11, 2009)
The Climate Action Team held its first public meeting of 2009. The purpose of the meeting was to receive updates on climate program activities at the state and regional level, and to discuss the newly released CAT Report for 2008. This is the first of regular quarterly meetings to track progress on climate change programs and GHG reduction measures being implemented under AB32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. 
(Windows Media, 282 Kbps. 2.00 hours)

United Nations Climate Action Conference Logo United Nations Climate Action Conference (December 3-14, 2007)
Ms. Linda Adams, Secretary for Environmental Protection
Speech on behalf of sub-national authorities. (RealPlayer Format)

Public Workshop on Updated Macroeconomic Analysis of March 2006 Climate Action Team Report Strategies (September 14, 2007) Public Workshop on Updated Macroeconomic Analysis of March 2006 Climate Action Team Report Strategies (September 14, 2007)
The Economics Subgroup of the Climate Action Team held a workshop to present an update to the macroeconomic analysis of the climate strategies in the March 2006 Climate Action Team Report. The workshop focused on updated methods for characterizing climate strategies to support macroeconomic analyses and the comparison of results using two macroeconomic models.
(Windows Media, 282 Kbps. 2.28 hours)

Climate Action Team Climate Action Team Public Meeting (June 26, 2007)
The Climate Action Team held its second public meeting of 2007. The meeting centered around a discussion of early action items that are being implemented by members of the Climate Action Team.
(Windows Media, 282 Kbps. 2:30 hours)

Climate Action Team Market Advisory Committee Public Meeting (June 12, 2007)
The Market Advisory Committee (Committee) held its final public meeting on June 12, 2007. The Committee discussed its draft recommendations to be presented to the Air Resources Board on the design of a greenhouse gas cap and trade system for California. The Committee solicited public comments about their draft recommendations. 
(Windows Media, 282 Kbps Part 1 - 3:00 hours | Part 2 - 2:20 hours)

Video-Market Advisory Committee Public Meeting Climate Action Team Public Meeting (March 12, 2007)
The Climate Action Team held its first public meeting of 2007. Early actions on greenhouse gas mitigation measures and progress toward strategies outlined in the 2006 Climate Action Team report were discussed. Eight new subgroups of the Climate Action Team were introduced and a roadmap for future activities was presented. 
(Windows Media, 282 Kbps. 3:09 hours)

Video-Market Advisory Committee Public Meeting Market Advisory Committee Public Meeting (February 27, 2007)
The Market Advisory Committee held its initial public meeting on February 27, 2007. The Committee discussed design ideas for a market-based system consistent with the requirements of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. The Committee also provided background information on other market-based emissions trading schemes.
(Windows Media, 282 Kbps. 4:01 hours)

Video-Market Advisory Committee Public Meeting Climate Action Team (June 6, 2006)
The Climate Action Team held a public meeting on June 6, 2006, in the Byron Sher Auditorium in Sacramento. Focus was on some of the electricity and energy issues. 
(Windows Media, 282 Kbps. 2:09 hours)

Amory Lovins (August 16, 2005)
This meeting was held in the Byron Sher Auditorium on August 16, 2005. 
(Windows Media, MBR. 1:30 hours) Presentation (PDF, 6.2 MB)

Climate Change Stakeholder Meeting (July 28, 2005)
This meeting was held in the Byron Sher Auditorium on July 28, 2005.  Please note that the first minute contains audio only.
(Windows Media, MBR. 2:27 hours)

Governor's Address to World Environment Day 2005 Announcing Green House Gas Targets for California (June 21, 2005)
(Windows Media, MBR, 25 minutes)

Secretary's Environmental Perspectives Forum 2/11/2005 Secretary's Environmental Perspectives Forum (February 11, 2005)
Dr. Alan Lloyd's first Environmental Perspectives Staff Forum. Dr. James Hanson, Chief of the NASA Institute for Space Studies, discussing climate change. The presentation was recorded in the CalEPA headquarters Byron Sher Auditorium February 11, 2005.
(Windows Media, MBR, 1:11 hours)

Environmental Perspectives Forum: Jerey Rifken Environmental Perspectives Forum (November 1, 2004)
Well known author and futurist Jeremy Rifken delivers an interesting and thought provoking talk. The presentation was recorded in the CalEPA headquarters Byron Sher Auditorium November 1, 2004.
(Windows Media, MBR, 1:36 hours)

Border Tour Video Border Tour (2002)
In a unique partnership, CalEPA's Border unit is working closely with the Mexican government on a variety of issues to benefit both California and Mexico. This video was shot during a tour conducted by the Border Unit for CIWMB staff.
(Windows Media, 102 KB/sec, 4:24 minutes)

Cal/EPA Headquarters Energy Awareness Month Video CalEPA Headquarters Energy Awareness Month (2002)
October is Energy Awareness Month in many parts of the world. Here at CalEPA we are always looking for new and inventive ways to conserve energy. Then-Secretary Winston Hickox created  the Environmental Management System (EMS) for Agency Operations at the headquarters building. This video takes a close look at how EMS is working in our new work environment
(Windows Media, 100 KB/sec, 4.5 minutes)

Cal/EPA Information Officer talking about technology CalEPA Headquarters Technology Collaboration (2002)
This video, produced by the Integrated Waste Management Board, shows the collaborative information technology efforts undertaken by the Board and other departments under CalEPA since moving into the headquarters building in 2000. The video was developed for CalEPA's booth in the Government Solutions Center at the 2002 Government Technology Conference.
(WindowsMedia, 102 KB/sec. 13:30 minutes | WindowsMedia, 37 KB/sec. 13:30 minutes)

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