Energy and Climate Change

State Court Lambastes CEQA Abuse image

State Court Lambastes CEQA Abuse

The Bay Area Council is hailing a recent decision by the First District of the California Court of Appeal that included withering criticism of how ...
Partner Spotlight: Edison International Calls for More Urgency in Climate Change Response image

Partner Spotlight: Edison International Calls for More Urgency in Climate Change Response

California must act with more urgency to address the continuing effects of climate change because the cost of inaction is far greater than the cost...
A’s Howard Terminal Plan Gets (Green) Thumbs Up image

A’s Howard Terminal Plan Gets (Green) Thumbs Up

Helps ease unwanted sprawl. Check. Reduces automobile emissions. Check. Avoids development in areas threatened by wildfires. Check. Good connection...
Member Spotlight: Intel Commits to Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2040 image

Member Spotlight: Intel Commits to Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2040

In April, Intel Corporation announced plans to further reduce our direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions to develop more sustainable technolo...
Council-Sponsored Water Innovation Bill Clears First Committee Hurdle image

Council-Sponsored Water Innovation Bill Clears First Committee Hurdle

A bill co-sponsored by the Bay Area Council and the California Municipal Utilities Association to advance technological innovation in the water sec...
Bay Area Council Leads North-South-Valley Coalition to Boost Drought Resilience image

Bay Area Council Leads North-South-Valley Coalition to Boost Drought Resilience

The Bay Area Council and the Southern California Water Coalition this week asked state leaders to commit $6.5 billion from the General Fund towards...
Major Council-Backed Sea Level Rise Project Breaks Ground image

Major Council-Backed Sea Level Rise Project Breaks Ground

The US Army Corps of Engineers broke ground Thursday (April 14) on a project to build four miles of 15 foot high levees and restore 2,900 acres of ...
Worst Drought in 1,200 Years? How About We Make More Water image

Worst Drought in 1,200 Years? How About We Make More Water

New research out this week may not be a jaw-dropping surprise for Californians who are no strangers to the growing and harmful impacts of worsening...
Save the Date: Celebrate the 2021 California Resilience Challenge image

Save the Date: Celebrate the 2021 California Resilience Challenge

Join the Bay Area Council Foundation the evening of Monday, February 28 for a hybrid virtual and in-person outdoor reception in San Francisco to ...
New Report Examines Growing Economic Losses from Wildfires image

New Report Examines Growing Economic Losses from Wildfires

California’s record-breaking fires over the last five years have illustrated an urgent need for policy action to reduce economic losses and adver...
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