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Secret Deal Helped Housing Industry Stop Tougher Rules on Climate Change

October 26, 2019 — A recent New York Times article describes a previously undisclosed agreement that has guaranteed industry representatives seats on two powerful committees that approve building codes...

Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge featured in new SF Federal Reserve Bank innovation report

October 17, 2019 — A paper discussing the outcomes of the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge was published today in the...

The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America

October 10, 2019 — The New York Times today published an article with detailed maps of automobile emissions in the U.S. Despite significant national progress in...

Saving SF Bay may mean filling parts of it in, agency says

October 9, 2019 — An article in the San Francisco Chronicle today reported on the Bay Conservation and Development Commission's (BCDC) unanimous vote last Thursday to amend the Bay Plan to make...

Governor Newsom releases new Executive Order on Climate Change

September 25, 2019 — Last week, in conjunction with Climate Week and student strikes on climate change across the globe, Governor Newsom issued a wide-ranging Executive Order, N-19-19, directing several state agencies to...


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