Bay Area Climate News from CRI

BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS FROM CRI September 2018      THE BIG PICTURE    The Summer of 2018 — Where Do We Even Start? Only part way through the Summer (late July) the Washington Post ran an extraordinary piece scanning the planet — record heat in the Netherlands, fires above the Arctic Circle, hottest temps ever in Africa and Japan, […]

Four Twenty Seven – In Focus: Advancing TCFD Guidance on Physical Climate Risk & Opportunities

Four Twenty Seven’s monthly newsletter highlights recent developments in climate adaptation and resilience. This month, don’t miss our update on upcoming EU regulations, our analysis on lessons learned from Art. 173 in France, and our conference calendar for the spring!   In Focus: Advancing TCFD Guidance on Physical Climate RIsk and Opportunities An initiative from the European […]

California Water News for February 13, 2018

Chico Enterprise-Record: Gallagher’s dam safety bill goes to governor on evacuation anniversary San Gabriel Valley Tribune: California’s drought restrictions on wasteful water habits could be coming back — this time they’ll be permanent Water Deeply: Can New California Water Storage Projects Win State Funding? Chico Enterprise-Register: One year after the Oroville Dam spillway crisis, here’s where it stands Napa […]

Bay Area Climate News from CRI – FEB 2018

BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS FROM CRI February 2018  THE BIG PICTURE Bay Area Climate Lawsuits v. Fossil Fuel Companies  Climate Liability News (!) reports on lawsuits by Marin, San Mateo, Oakland and San Francisco against Chevon, Exxon, etc. See Marin County’s 111-page filing alleging public nuisance, liability, and negligence. Exxon is beginning the fight back, claiming if the climate threat is real, […]

Planning and Paying for Resilience in San Mateo County

  Planning and Paying for Resilience in San Mateo County We have partnered with the Stanford Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford Department of Geophysics, Stanford Urban Resilience Initiative and the Sustainable Urban Systems Initiative at Stanford on flooding and sea level rise research and policy analysis. Please join us to hear presentations on key findings and recommendations for […]

Bay Area Climate News from CRI – July 2017

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Four Twenty Seven Climate Solutions – Trump and Paris: What Impacts on Climate?

TCFD to Release Final Report This Week The FSB Task force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) will release its final report this week, on Thursday June 29. The report will be presented to the G20 in Italy on July 7-8. While it is uncertain whether the G20 will formally endorse the report given the Trump […]

Energy News for June 27, 2017

Bloomberg News: Trump Promotes a U.S. Gas Trade With India That Already Exists RTO Insider: Study to Weigh Aliso Canyon Shutdown S&P Global Platts: Cool temperatures to cut US natural gas demand in late June Utility Dive: Atlantic Coast Pipeline ‘in the homestretch’ despite continued protests Reuters: Oil up on weaker dollar, supply glut caps gain Utility Dive: New Hampshire regulators […]

Energy News for June 23, 2017

The Financial Times: Trump looks to lift LNG exports in US trade shift Bloomberg News: OPEC Has Few Escape Routes From Another Bear Market in Oil CNBC: OPEC agreement will collapse next year, predicts Macquarie’s oil research chief RTO Insider: NG Lobby Goes on Offensive vs Coal, Nukes The Wall Street Journal: Oil Prices Edge Up as Big Producers Stick […]

Energy News for June 16, 2017

Reuters: BP Energy Partners selling midstream portfolio company: sources The Wall Street Journal: Big Oil Firms Are Exploring a New Frontier in Shale: Profits Washington Examiner: Cyber, physical attacks against the grid increasing Bloomberg News: Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think Quartz: Trump’s solar border wall with Mexico could pay for itself – if you assume the […]