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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 23, 2020 — An article posted today in the New York Times highlights the sobering climate effects that have come to the fore in 2020, including massive wildfires that turned skies orange in the Bay Area and 130 degree...

Governor Newsom Announces California Will Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars

September 23, 2020 — In a sweeping action today, Governor Gavin Newsom released an Executive Order...

How Climate Migration Will Reshape America

September 15, 2020 — An article in the New York Times today highlights how the overlapping effects of climate change-- including wildfires, extreme heat, floods, and storms-- could result in mass migration...

Americans Back Tough Limits on Building in Fire and Flood Zones

September 4, 2020 — An article in the New York Times today highlights new research showing that Americans support government action to restrict development in climate-threatened flood and fire zones -- in some cases, the...

The Service Economy Meltdown

September 4, 2020 — An article in the New York Times today highlights the economic impact that remote work could have on service industries, which are dependent...

Working from ‘anywhere’ is possible—but not sustainable

September 3, 2020 — An article in Fast Company argues that while technology has made working from anywhere possible, breakthroughs in innovation are still more likely to occur in larger cities, which offer...

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