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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.

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June 13, 2024 — 1,200 likely US voters were surveyed by the polling firms of Public Citizen and Data for Progress to ask if fossil fuel companies “should be held legally accountable for their contributions to climate change”. 62% said yes, suggesting majority support for civil lawsuits against oil companies. The...
June 13, 2024 — New digital technology is being wired and programmed into power grids around the world to bolster their ability to use more renewable energy. Sensors, software and cables will help manage demand surges from artificial intelligence-fused data centers and new factories. This shift is critical to...
June 13, 2024 — Methane, significantly more potent than CO2 as a greenhouse gas, is a major contributor to global warming. A new study using satellite data and atmospheric models reveals that methane emissions in the U.S. during 2019 were higher than EPA’s estimates, particularly from oil and gas operations and...
May 9, 2024 — Many headlines these days are explicitly tying extreme weather events to climate change. The field of attribution science, dedicated to analyzing the effects of climate change on the weather, has made great strides in confidently making these linkages. Use this link: https://yaleclimateconnections...
May 9, 2024 — The Guardian conducted a survey of the world’s top climate scientists about the efficacy of individual-level actions to mitigate climate change. The survey sought feedback from every contactable lead author and review editor of reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change since 2018. 380...

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