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Impact of Sea Level Rise on San Francisco Assessed

Impact of Sea Level Rise on San Francisco Assessed

Having already identified the areas of San Francisco that are most vulnerable to a rising sea, San Francisco’s Sea Level Rise Coordinating Committee (SLRCC), which is tasked with developing an interagency understanding of the impact of sea level rise on the city and developing a plan to mitigate its... Read More »

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

The Vulnerability and Consequences of Sea Level Rise in SF

While a final assessment and consequences report isn’t slated to be finished until next year, a map of the San Francisco blocks most vulnerable to a projected sea level rise of between 36 and 66 inches by the end of this century has been drafted. And while recently approved... Read More »

Planning For A Resilient And Sustainable Bay Area (That’s At Risk)

Planning For A Resilient And Sustainable Bay Area (That’s At Risk)

With decades-old systems that were not built to withstand the effects of sea level rise, extreme storms, urban flooding nor major seismic events, the San Francisco Bay Area’s businesses, homes and public infrastructure are increasingly at risk. And in an attempt to develop a unified vision and strategy for... Read More »

Climate Change Hits Home as the Bay Is Expected to Rise

Climate Change Hits Home as the Bay Is Expected to Rise

The San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association (SPUR) has just released Climate Change Hits Home, a policy paper which “addresses how we should adapt to climate change in the Bay Area, including which tools and strategies will make us resilient to its most severe impacts, including drought, higher... Read More »