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Adapting to Climate Change in the Bay Area


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A particularly high "king" tide at Pier 14 in San Francisco on January 19, 2011. King tides may provide a glimpse into the Bay Area's future, if sea levels continue to rise.
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A particularly high "king" tide at Pier 14 in San Francisco on January 19, 2011. King tides may provide a glimpse into the Bay Area's future, if sea levels continue to rise.

Climate change is happening all over the globe, but what kind of impact will it continue to have on the Bay Area? A big impact, says a new study out by the San Francisco Planning and Research Association (SPUR). We talk with the lead author of the study. What can residents and agencies do to adapt to our possibly very different future?

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Laura Tam, sustainable development policy director for the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR)
  • Will Travis, boardmember of SPUR and executive director of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), the state agency responsible for protecting San Francisco Bay

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