Energy and Climate Change

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JPMorgan Chase Joins California Resilience Challenge

JPMorgan Chase pledged $500,000 this week to the California Resilience Challenge, a Bay Area Council-administered grant to support innova...
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Better Managing Forests for Climate Resilience

The Bay Area Council Water & Climate Resilience Committee met Thursday to discuss managing California’s forests and the Governor’s ...
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ADUs Help Solve Housing and Climate Crises

The Bay Area’s housing shortage and affordability crisis are pushing more and more workers farther and farther from jobs and transit centers in s...
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Governor Signs Far Reaching Energy and Wildfire Bill

Major new legislation aimed at helping energy utilities grapple with increased wildfire risks sailed through the legislature this week and secured ...
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Statement on Pacific Gas & Electric Reorganization Plans

The Bay Area Council issued the following statement on the announcement by PG&E that it plans to file for Chapter 11 reorganization. PG&E was a fou...
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Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget a Good First Step for Addressing California’s Major Challenges

The Bay Area Council today applauded Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2019-20 budget as a good first step in addressing California’s major challeng...
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Meeting California’s Advanced Energy Workforce Needs

The Bay Area Council’s Workforce of the Future Committee partnered with California Community Colleges to host an Advanced Energy Industry Roundta...

Major Water Districts Join California Resilience Challenge

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Santa Clara Valley Water District today (Sept. 26) announced they have joined the Ca...
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November Ballot Positions Announced

The Bay Area Council Executive Committee has adopted positions on a range of state and local ballot measures that voters will decide in November.

Feds Surprise with $177M for Massive Sea Level Rise, Restoration Project

The South Bay is poised to become more resilient to rising sea levels, thanks to a surprise decision from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fully...
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