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We review local, regional and national news that touches on our work here at BARC. Whether it be renewable energy, rising sea levels, racial segregation or the changing landscape of new laws and new technologies that will shape our communities.

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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...

Many Major Airports are Near Sea Level. A Disaster in Japan Shows What Can Go Wrong.

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...

Many Major Airports are Near Sea Level. A Disaster in Japan Shows What Can Go Wrong.

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...

Many coastal properties may be flooded out by 2045, climate report warns

June 17, 2018 — The Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit science advocacy organization, has issued a report that indicates more than 20,000 homes are at risk from flooding in California. United States property valued at approximately $135 billion could be damaged or destroyed by flooding by 2045. The...

A Regional Challenge – Designing to Live with Rising Seas

June 7, 2018 — Allison Brooks, BARC Executive Director, shares her thoughts on how the “Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge” is helping the Bay Area problem-solve risks of...

America is more diverse than ever – but still segregated

May 10, 2018 — The Washington Post gives us an in-depth analysis of census data from 1990, 2000, 2010 and 2016. The subsequent mapping of major metro areas across the United State...

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