Energy and Climate Change

Council Launches 2021 California Resilience Challenge Amidst Drought, Wildfire Emergencies image

Council Launches 2021 California Resilience Challenge Amidst Drought, Wildfire Emergencies

The Bay Area Council Foundation on Monday, July 12 launched the official request for proposals for the California Resilience Challenge 2021 Grant P...
California Resilience Challenge Announces Statewide Request for Proposals for Climate Adaptation Projects image

California Resilience Challenge Announces Statewide Request for Proposals for Climate Adaptation Projects

The Bay Area Council Foundation today launched the official request for proposals for the California Resilience Challenge 2021 Grant Program, a sta...
Climate Priorities Poised for Big Wins in State Budget – But Fight’s Not Over image

Climate Priorities Poised for Big Wins in State Budget – But Fight’s Not Over

The record budget Gov. Newsom signed last week includes nearly $8 billion for unspecified climate resilience, drought, and wildfire prevention prog...
Council Endorses Legislation for $6.7 Billion Climate Resilience Bond image

Council Endorses Legislation for $6.7 Billion Climate Resilience Bond

Assemblymember Kevin Mullin (San Mateo) joined the Bay Area Council’s Water and Climate Resilience Committee recently for a discussion on AB 1500...
Bay Area Council Helps California with Wildfire Resilience image

Bay Area Council Helps California with Wildfire Resilience

The Bay Area Council met recently with senior members of the Newsom Administration to discuss ways the private sector can help reduce the risk of c...
How We’re Preparing for More Wildfires and the Big One image

How We’re Preparing for More Wildfires and the Big One

California’s hotter and drier climate, paired with a century of fire mismanagement, has created an explosive combination that has contributed to ...
CRC Spotlight: Resilient Groundwater in California’s Agricultural Heartland image

CRC Spotlight: Resilient Groundwater in California’s Agricultural Heartland

This is the last in a series of profiles of the 12 winners of the California Resilience Challenge, a first-of-its-kind statewide initiative of...
Statement on Gov. Newsom’s order banning gas-powered vehicles image

Statement on Gov. Newsom’s order banning gas-powered vehicles

The Bay Area Council, which was the first business organization to endorse California’s historic AB 32 Global Solutions Act and has worked ag...
CRC Spotlight Series: Strengthening Western Riverside County Energy Resilience image

CRC Spotlight Series: Strengthening Western Riverside County Energy Resilience

This is one in a series of profiles of the 12 winners of the California Resilience Challenge, a first-of-its-kind statewide initiative of the ...
California Resilience Spotlight Series: Repairing the Gold Rush’s Tarnished Legacy image

California Resilience Spotlight Series: Repairing the Gold Rush’s Tarnished Legacy

This is one in a series of profiles of the 12 winners of the California Resilience Challenge, a first-of-its-kind statewide initiative of the Bay A...
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