The Future of California’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation

This week, BPC staff attended a dinner meeting of the Air & Waste Management Association, featuring a presentation by Richard Corey, Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Mr. Corey gave an insightful presentation on how California’s air quality and greenhouse gas regulations have shaped our economy thus far, and the direction of […]

CRI Bay Area Climate News for September 2016

The September 2016 issue of Bay Area Climate News from CRI (Climate Readiness Institute) includes SB 32, AB 197, project updates, and a spotlight on three Bay Area projects. CRI also released Version 1.2 of Climate Change & Bay Area Human Health: Facts Figures and Science-Based Storylines. The document aims to focus greater attention on the […]

Four Twenty Seven Newsletter for May 2016

The Global Impacts of Droughts and Extreme Heat From the Desk of Emilie Better data. More efficient technology. New sources of financing. The recipe to address global impacts of climate change — such as drought, the focus of this month’s newsletter — is very much the same as in the U.S. But the needs are […]

CRI Bay Area Climate News for May 2016

BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS May 2016 The Big Picture Bay Area Adaptation Calendar Japanese Monks Recorded the Climate for 700 Years! Fabulous National Geographic story, about a new study in Nature Scientific Reports on monks near a mountain lake in central Japan who have kept a detailed record continuously since 1443 of lake freezing and […]

Free Climate Readiness Institute LEAP Webinar

CRI June Webinar — LEAP! CRI invites you to our FREE 1-hour June Webinar, showcasing Nate Kaufman’s Live Edge Adaptation Project — LEAP — a new and innovative vision for the SF Bay shoreline and coastal areas worldwide. For more, see Nate’s LEAP framework below. The webinar — 20 minutes of presentation with 40 minutes of Q&A and […]

Four Twenty Seven Climate Resilience News and Announcements for April 5, 2016

Climate resilience news and announcements   From the Desk of Emilie   The regulatory landscape of climate risk disclosure is evolving rapidly. The SEC just ruled in favor of shareholder efforts to promote more transparency on climate risk in ExxonMobil’s financial disclosures, while the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures published its first report last […]

Four Twenty Seven Newsletter for February 11, 2016

The Nexus of Climate and Human Health View this email in your browser From the Desk of Emilie Climate change has major impacts on human health. From heat waves to floods, from poor air quality to the spread of vector-borne disease like Zika, many climate hazards translate directly into measurable negative effects on human quality of life. […]

BPC Expert Briefing: Environmental Risks, Cleanup and Risk Management

BPC Expert Briefing: Environmental Risks, Cleanup and Risk Management February 16, 2016 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Port of Oakland 1st Floor Exhibit Room 530 Water Street Oakland, CA 94612 The Bay area has significant redevelopment potential as growth continues to explode and expand. Due to the long history of commercial and industrial activity, there are […]

CRI Bay Area Climate News for December 2015

                  BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS December 2015 The Big Picture The Under 2 MOU The Paris Agreement Brings Hope (and lots of work ahead!) @billmckibben: “This agreement won’t save the planet. It may have saved the chance to save the planet (if we all fight like hell in the years ahead).” See Climate Central’s excellent wrap-up with links to a […]

Last Call to RSVP for Forum on Sea Level Rise on November 15, 2015