Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Area: Resilience Goals Feedback due 12/7

  Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) Bay Area   Greetings ART Bay Area Regional Working Group (RWG),   We are collecting feedback on the draft project resilience goals that we discussed at the November 8th RWG meeting.   Resilience Goals: Feedback due to 12/7   On November 8th, RWG members recommended specific ways to expand […]

Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Area: Regional Working Group Meeting #2 Recap & Next Steps

    Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) Bay Area   Greetings Regional ART Bay Area Regional Working Group (RWG),   Many thanks to those of you who were able to join us for a lively meeting and discussion in San Carlos last Wednesday. The meeting provided an opportunity for the working group to give feedback […]

Bay Area Climate News from CRI – July 2017

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Los Angeles Times: Rising sea levels could be worse than suspected

Rising sea levels could be worse than suspected By Amina Khan Al Seib / Los Angeles Times 2015 High surf crashes into a sea wall at Pacific Palisades. A study finds that rising sea levels will double the risk of flooding. The effects of rising oceans on coastal flooding may be even worse than we […]

SF Chronicle: A Stormy Coastal Challenge

A stormy coastal challenge Al Seib / Los Angeles Times 2015 High surf crashes into the sea wall at Will Rogers State Beach along the Pacific Coast Highway in Los Angeles County. Climate change is running smack into property rights in the form of a pending law that would rein in scofflaw homeowners along California’s […]

State Water Resources Control Board: Proposed Resolution for a Comprehensive Response to Climate Change

Click here to view the draft resolution for a comprehensive response to climate change.

Court upholds protections for Arctic bearded seals based on climate change projections

Click here to read the opinion released yesterday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the ESA listing of the Arctic bearded seal based on projections that climate change would severely threaten their habitat by the year 2095. LA Times article on the matter can be read here: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-species-climate-projections-20161024-snap-story.html  

CRI Bay Area Climate News for August 2016

                 BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS August 2016 The Big Picture Climate Change: 2 Platforms We’re Lucky Climate Change Did Not Happen Sooner David Archer’s fascinating proposal, published in Climatic Change, that we are VERY fortunate the pre-industrial CO2 level was 280 ppm in 1750. If this “background” CO2level had been substantially lower, our fossil fuel burning […]

John King’s In-Depth Article, “Rising reality”, on Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay

Rising reality By John King May 2016 Fifty years ago, Bay Area residents rallied around the call to save San Francisco Bay. Public action on an unprecedented scale reversed development tides that for more than a century had covered shallow waters with land for industrial parks and housing tracts, roadways and garbage dumps. Now the […]

RIMS 2016: Sea Level Rise Will Be Worse and Come Sooner

RIMS 2016: Sea Level Rise Will Be Worse and Come Sooner By Don Jergler | April 12, 2016 Think sea level rise will be moderate and something we can all plan for? Think again. Sea levels could rise by much more than originally anticipated, and much faster, according to new data being collected by scientists […]