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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 19, 2019 — An article in the Mercury News reported that on Tuesday, San Jose's city council approved an ordinance barring natural gas in new single-family homes, low-rise multifamily...

SF Bay is rising - are we moving fast enough to adapt?

September 17, 2019 — An article published in the San Francisco Chronicle today underscores the urgent need for action to address sea level rise on the Bay Area's 400 miles of shoreline, the...

CEC Approves $95 Million Plan for Critical Clean Transportation Investments

September 12, 2019 — The California Energy Commission (CEC) today approved a $95 million plan for critical clean transportation investments to expedite the adoption of zero-emission vehicles (...

2°C: BEYOND THE LIMIT. Extreme Climate Change Has Arrived in America

August 13, 2019 — In an article published today, the Washington Post presented an analysis of temperature data across the Lower 48 states, finding that major areas are nearing...

Berkeley becomes first U.S. city to ban natural gas connections in new buildings

July 17, 2019 — In a unanimous vote on Tuesday night, Berkeley became the first city in the U.S. to ban natural gas connections in new buildings. Beginning in 2020, all new buildings in Berkeley...

It’s New York vs. California in a New Climate Race. Who Will Win?

July 8, 2019 — In this article, the New York Times highlights the climate policies that California and New York are undertaking at the state level, which are among the most ambitious in the world. Both states seek to...

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