News

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.

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...
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...
April 30, 2024 — President Biden announced the launch of the American Climate Corps to celebrate Earth Day. This program is patterned after the Civilian Conservation Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Peace Corps which all focused on providing service opportunities for youth that while gaining vocational skills. The...
April 30, 2024 — The White House issued a press release on April 30, announcing the Bipartisan Permitting Reform Implementation Rule which will expedite federal agency permitting process while ensuring effective environmental protections, community engagement, and coordination with states, Tribes, and local...
April 26, 2024 — Reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions is the primary climate change mitigation approach. Scientists are looking at technological approaches for capturing and removing carbon from the atmosphere in hopes of some day reversing global warming. Learn more about various solar and geo-engineering...

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