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The Bay Area Regional Collaborative, or BARC, works to collaborate and problem-solve for 21st century challenges that impact the Bay Area, including climate change and social and economic injustice.

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October 14, 2021 — The latest tool from Climate Central displays just how drastically sea level rise is going to affect cities worldwide. Picturing Our Future provides a prescient vision of the impacts of keeping business-as-usual with our current GHG emissions, as well as scenarios with drastic cutbacks. An...
October 5, 2021 — Tomorrow is the 4th Annual California Clean Air Day, and BARC is joining residents, businesses, and cities around the state to sign the pledge and commit to cleaner air through actions both large and small. With Californians more than 4 times as likely to experience serious air pollution-related...
October 1, 2021 — On September 17th, 2021, the BARC Governing Board unanimously approved a Joint Resolution to Address Climate Change, through which its member agencies committed to working with BARC staff to develop a Shared Work Plan that will advance coordinated implementation of some of the highest-priority...
September 30, 2021 — KneeDeep Times, a new digital magazine exploring climate resilience in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, announced its launch today. The magazine explores stories across the Bay Area of people and places on the front lines of climate change, and connects them with the latest policies, projects...
September 22, 2021 — An article in SFGate highlights the risks that climate change-induced hazards pose to the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system. In 2019, BART experienced massive systemwide delays due to mechanical problems on a very hot summer day. Even more pressing is the transit system's vulnerability to sea...

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