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Working together is the key to developing a better future for Bay Area communities. BARC fosters collaboration across our region for positive change.

The Bay Area Regional Collaborative, or BARC, is working to problem-solve for big 21st century challenges impacting the Bay Area, including climate change and social and economic injustice. 
We promote coordination among our member agencies, community leaders and decision makers to advance solutions that benefit everyone. 

News

October 22, 2018 — Paying for Climate Adaptation in California helps detail steps planning authorities, asset operators and owners, and private entities can take to tackle the large-scale investments necessary for keeping Bay Area infrastructure functioning in a changing climate. The practitioner's guide provides...
September 24, 2018 — BARC is a contributing author to the Bay Area Region report, part of California's 4th Climate Change Assessment. Written in partnership with several local and regional stakeholders, the Bay Area Region report provides a multi-sector perspective intended to arm local and regional decision makers...
September 17, 2018 — In a week largely dedicated to climate mitigation at the Global Climate Action Summit, the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge presented a perspective on the pressing challenges and opportunities for adapting the Bay Area to future flooding. At a pop-up store front not far from the Bay Area...
September 13, 2018 — Airports around the world are some of the most prone to flooding and sea level rise, with some of the busiest airports including San Francisco International, less than 15 feet above sea level. This article highlights the threat of flooding from rising sea levels and extreme storms especially for...
September 13, 2018 — Airports around the world are some of the most prone to flooding and sea level rise, with some of the busiest airports including San Francisco International, less than 15 feet above sea level. This article highlights the threat of flooding from rising sea levels and extreme storms especially for...

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