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MTC, Air District Announce Climate Story Contest for Teens
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

MTC and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District invite Bay Area teens to share personal stories about climate change through a storytelling cont

Local Affiliates Amplify Global Climate Action Summit, September 10 – 16, 2018
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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

San Francisco will be in the international spotlight when leaders and experts from around the globe descend on the city to attend the Global Climate

Design Challenge Unveils Nine Ideas for Tackling Threat of Sea Level Rise in Bay Area
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Resilient by Design’s year-long Bay Area Challenge culminated in mid-May with a two-day summit where nine innovative projects designed to address sea level rise and other climate impacts while enha

MTC and ABAG Launch "The Bay Link," a Joint Daily Blog
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Monday, January 22, 2018

MTC and ABAG are excited to announce the launch of the The Bay Link, a joint blog that will provide news, views and analysis on topics of regional interest.

New BARC Report Calls for Regional Action on Climate Change and Other Threats, Invites Public Comment by January 15, 2018
News Release
Thursday, December 14, 2017

BARC is accepting public comments on the draft report until January 15, 2018.

Seeking Ideas on the Ingredients for Regional Resilience
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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Issued in November 2017, the draft Raising the Bar on Regional Resilience Report is a call to action by the Bay Area Regional Collaborative (BARC) and its member agencies to establish a comprehensi

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Set for February 24, 2018
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Free day-long regional conference will bring together middle- and high-school students who are passionate about environmental issues.

Resilient by Design Unveils 32 Innovative Design Opportunities to Address Climate Change
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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge, an exciting new approach to address climate change before disaster strikes, has launched online and physical locations for a two-week public comment period open to all Bay Area residents.

Over 50 Teams Clamor to Join Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge to Create Innovative Solutions to Climate Change
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Resilient by Design, an exciting new approach in addressing climate change before disaster strikes, today announced it has received 51 Design Team applications from multi-disciplinary experts vying

Resilient by Design: Call for Grant Proposals & Project Sites
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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ten innovative concepts for combatting sea-level rise and other climate threats. Ten international design teams. Ten at-risk Bay Area locations. Those figures capture the essence of Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge.


Rising Sea Level
Monday, June 5, 2017

The Rockefeller Foundation is funding a $4.6 million dollar grant to help the Bay Area pay for ten projects to deal with rising sea levels that are expected to increase by six to nine feet over the

YES Conference 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The YES Conference is a free, annual event that brings together middle- and high-school students from the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Sa

Teens Talk Climate Change at YES Conference
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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Some 500 junior high and high school students from around the region flocked to our offices at the Bay Area Metro Center on the last Saturday in February for the fourth annual