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.

March 23, 2021 — An article in the New York Times highlights the experience of homeowners in Houston's poorest neighborhoods as they struggle to bounce back from climate-related natural disasters. As frequent flooding, and most recently last month's winter storm, have continued to hit communities, low-income...
March 22, 2021 — A recent New York Times article highlights the massive storms that have converged over Australia in recent days, dumping three feet of rain in five days and forcing nearly 20,000 people to evacuate-- only a year after the country experienced its largest wildfires in recorded history. In Windsor...
March 19, 2021 — The Bay Area Regional Collaborative (BARC) mourns the passing of BARC Governing Board Member Anne W. Halsted on Saturday, March 13th after a long battle with cancer. Anne was a longstanding member of BARC and a fierce advocate for San Francisco, the city she loved, and the Bay Area region as a whole...
March 17, 2021 — Stinson Beach is launching a multi-year effort to create a sea level rise adaptation plan, as reported by the Marin Independent Journal. The plan would determine how and when the community, which is the most threatened on the Marin ocean coastline, can protect itself against sea levels that could...
March 8, 2021 — A recent article in CNN highlights how climate change is accelerating gentrification as wealthier people seek to move to neighborhoods of lower climate risk, such as those situated on higher elevation and less prone to floods. The article highlights gentrification in New Orleans since Hurricane...

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Friday, May 21

Meeting
Board Room – 1st Floor (REMOTE)
Friday, May 21, 2021