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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A brief introduction to climate change and transportation: How to reconcile people's love affair with their vehicles and society's need to reduce carbon emissions?

September 23, 2019 — In a new article, Yale Climate Connections outlines worrying trends in transportation greenhouse gas emissions, both in the U.S. and globally, and points to behavioral and...

San Jose set to become largest U.S. city to enact natural gas ban

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...


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