As drought looms, Sebastopol adopts BayREN's Water Upgrades $ave program
Mark Prado January 21, 2021

As state water supplies face challenges, the Sebastopol City Council voted this week to adopt the BayREN Water Upgrades $ave program, making it the first Bay Area city to enroll.

Fed report on climate change highlights MTC-backed Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge
Mark Prado October 17, 2019
By MTC and BARC Staff
Resilient by Design

The Bay Area Regional Collaborative — which includes MTC, the Association of Bay Area Governments, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Bay Conservation and Development Commission — today earned recognition by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco with publication of a new paper authored by BARC Executive Director Allison Brooks in the bank's Community Development Innovation Review.

New report says sea-level rise could be more severe than previously thought
Mark Prado May 22, 2019
By Mark Prado
Sea-level rise

Sea-level rise could be worse than originally projected, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.