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Working together is the key to developing a better future for Bay Area communities. 

The Bay Area Regional Collaborative, or BARC, works to collaborate and problem-solve for 21st century challenges that impact the Bay Area, including climate change and social and economic injustice. 

 

News

November 2, 2020 — An article in Bloomberg CityLab highlights how real estate investors and developers are increasingly taking into consideration climate risk factors in deciding whether to purchase land, including looking at what local governments have done to prepare for climate change. The article underscores...
November 2, 2020 — A recent article by NBC Bay Area highlights how the Covid-19 pandemic, and the ensuing fiscal crisis, has resulted in a number of critical climate adaptation projects and initiatives being delayed or put on hold as local, regional and state government budgets are squeezed. The article highlights...
October 14, 2020 — A recent article in MIT Technology Review summarizes the...
October 7, 2020 — Governor Newsom today issued a new Executive Order seeking to address climate change and preserve California's biodiversity through a number of measures related to lands and coastal waters. The Executive Order includes a goal for the state to conserve 30% of land and coastal waters by 2030, and...
October 6, 2020 — An article in the New York Times highlights how the overlapping effects of climate change and pandemic-induced remote work, combined with the Bay Area's high housing prices,...

Meetings & Events

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