Energy and Climate Change
Bay Area Council Urges Gov. Newsom to Sign Wildfire Bill
Sep 10 2021
For centuries, California’s indigenous residents used small, controlled fires to manage vegetation growth in forests and wildland areas as a way ...
Bay Area Council Helps Plan Sea Level Rise Defense
Aug 27 2021
How will the Bay Area pay for defending its shoreline from rising sea levels? How can we speed projects to ensure action isn’t bogged down by dec...
Bay Area Council Calls for State Forestry Stimulus to Fight Wildfires
Aug 20 2021
With record wildfires again sweeping California and state and federal agencies struggling to manage California’s 33 million acres of overgrown an...
Council Launches 2021 California Resilience Challenge Amidst Drought, Wildfire Emergencies
Jul 16 2021
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
Jul 12 2021
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
Jul 9 2021
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
Mar 5 2021
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
Jan 29 2021
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
Oct 23 2020
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
Sep 25 2020
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...
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