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New Report Takes Deep Dive into Rising Seas
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Thursday, March 26, 2020

The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) today issued a pioneering analysis of the myriad impacts rising sea level will have on Bay Area communities, illuminating where

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

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.

Resilient by Design Launches Bay Area Challenge
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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Adapted from a release issued by Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge.

Impact of Sea Level Rise Headlines Bay Area Environment Data on Interactive Website
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Depending on the magnitude of sea level rise over the coming decades, between 3 percent to 7 percent of Bay Area residents may be vulnerable to rising tides.


Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Area (Short Report) March 2020
ARTBayArea_ShortReport_Final_March2020_ADA-1.pdf (27.25 MB)
SR 37 Transportation and Sea Level Rise Corridor Improvement Plan
SR-37-Corridor-Plan-with-appendix.pdf (13.83 MB)
Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge: Design Brief
RbD_DesignBrief_FINAL_2.pdf (9.21 MB)
Resilient By Design Competition News Release Rockefeller Foundation 2017
Resilient by Design_Press Release_RockFound_1.22.17 final.pdf (101.4 KB)


Design Teams embark in Suisun City to meet with city officials after taking a boat ride up the Delta.
Resilient By Design: North Bay Tours
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Monday, October 23, 2017

Resilient By Design: North Bay Tours

Resilient by Design
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Sea Levels are on the rise. The evidence can be found on shorelines all over the planet. Countries around the world will have to adapt.

Vital Signs: Environment
Monday, September 18, 2017

Vital Signs data shows short-term improvement for our air quality.

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