Bay Planning Coalition Decision Makers Conference Covered in Today’s Oakland Tribune!

  • by john
  • on May 20, 2014

Rising sea levels demand Bay Area balance profit and the future of the waterfront

Oakland Tribune

by Angela Woodall

“OAKLAND — For 1,100 miles, the California coast threads like a ribbon past one of the most varied landscapes in the United States — farmland, airports, beach fronts, high-tech startups, forest and cargo ships with a 50-foot draft chugging past on the way to the Port of Oakland.

But the shoreline and the bay are changing and could change even more if predictions of climbing sea levels — 16 inches by midcentury — and flooding turn into reality.

Even a modest rise could make flooding more common by adding to tides and storm surges, according to experts.”

Read the full article at Inside Bay Area