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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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Destruction from sea level rise in California could exceed worst wildfires and earthquakes, new research shows

March 14, 2019 — More than half a million Californians and $150 billion in property are at risk of flooding along the coast by 2100 - equivalent to six percent of the state's GDP, the study found, and on par with Hurricane Katrina and some of the world's costliest disasters....

BARC Executive Director honors Corrina Gould and salutes International Women's Day...

March 8, 2019 — Allison Brooks, BARC Executive Director, honors Corrina Gould and many other women on International Women's Day. "Last evening BARC was honored to host, among many esteemed guests, Corrina Gould, Spokesperson for the Confederated Villages of the Lisjan/Ohlone Tribe that have...

Zack Wasserman, Chair of BARC, passes the gavel to our next chair, and emphasizes the importance of being a regional steward

March 6, 2019 — BARC Chair Farewell - by Frank Wasserman.   I think we, all of us together, with the support of our BARC staff and our agency’s staff, have done a very good job for the past few years to make this agency effective. The Bay Area Regional Collaborative –...

You can't take on climate change without tackling sprawl...

March 4, 2019 — Greta Moran,  a Grist news fellow, covers transportation and greenhouse gases in her report. "Carbon-belching cars, trucks, and planes are now the greatest source of U.S. carbon emissions, a title held by power generation until 2017. It’s a sprawling problem that accounts for more than a ...

Recognition is spreading that communities need to build resilience to climatic and coastal threats

February 28, 2019 — This 2019 National Geographic article captures current perceptions and preparations around the country and the globe, to the far-ranging impacts of climate change from wildlife to torrential rain......

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