State agency to draw up plan for sea level rise in Bay Area
“We need to take stock of what’s vulnerable, and prepare a response that makes ourselves more resilient and prosperous,” Larry Goldzband, executive director of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, said Friday.
The unanimous vote by the agency’s commissioners Thursday also recommends that local governments “explore new institutional arrangements to address the impacts of climate change.
A state water agency has proposed one of its largest fines ever -- $4.6 million -- against a Bay Area man for allegedly damaging an island by transforming it into a luxury sporting enclave for Silicon Valley executives. The San Fran...
The Golden Gate tidal gauge has recorded an 8 inch (20.3 cm) rise in sea level in San Francisco Bay over the past one hundred years. Projections indicate a possible 11 to 19 inch rise over 2000 levels by mid-century and as much as 3...
Climate vulnerable San Francisco works with other cities to slow global warming -- and plans to adapt to rising seas, says sustainability director Melanie Nutter.
San Francisco Bay voters just said yes to a tax for climate adaptation and a Bay cleanup. The post Bay Area Residents Said Yes To Fighting Sea Level Rise With Wetlands appeared first on ThinkProgress.