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

Attention architects, engineers, planners, academics and other experts dealing with the fields of climate change and sea-level rise: The 

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

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

Follow Youth & the Environment (YES) Conference in Real Time
Top Stories
Friday, February 24, 2017

This Saturday, hundreds of high school students will gather in San Francisco to collaborate on new ideas to tackle climate change in the Bay Area and worldwide.

Governor Brown Signs Historic Climate Change Legislation
Top Stories
Friday, September 9, 2016

Adapted from a press release issued by the governor’s office.

Students to Tackle Region’s Environmental & Sustainability Issues at Spare the Air Youth YES Conference
News Release
Monday, December 7, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region are invited to attend the third annual Youth for the Environment and Sustainability, or YES, Conference on Saturday, January 30

Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drives Return to Bay Area
News Release
Monday, October 19, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Center for Sustainable Energy this month kick off a new series of public t

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability (YES) Conference Returns to the San Francisco Bay Area; Youth Leaders, Teachers and Advisors Invited to Speak
News Release
Thursday, December 18, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — Middle- and high-school students from across the region will gather to take action on environmental sustainability issues at the second Youth for the Environment and

BayMobile Goes the Extra Mile to Schools
News Release
Friday, September 12, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — When the BayMobile visits schools, students learn how their transportation choices affect the environment and San Francisco Bay.

Regional Climate Event Explores Local Approaches to Mitigation, Adaptation
Top Stories
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Public, private and non-profit leaders interested in climate issues met at MTC headquarters in Oakland on Tuesday to discuss what it would take for the Bay Area to meet California’s 2050 goal of re

K-12 Schools Workshop Attendees Agree It’s Good to be Green
Top Stories
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Abuzz with excitement and energy, participants in the “Bay Area K-12 Schools Climate Change Workshop” exchanged lessons learned on how best to turn schools “green,” share resources and reach out to

Media

Rising Sea Level
Video
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
Video
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
Photo Gallery
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