Latest from climate change

Timing is Everything

March 25, 2009 by Chantal Jolagh

Climate change may have arrived in your own yard, and scientists across the nation would like to hear about it. Researchers and educators in the abstruse-sounding National Phenology Network hope to harness the power of hundreds or thousands of citizen scientists across the nation all keeping notes on critical changes in the natural world.

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Elephant Seals and Climate Change

March 20, 2009 by Laura Hautala

A new study suggests that warmer ocean temperatures brought on by climate change may permanently skew sex ratios of northern elephant seals, the huge seals that visit a few Bay Area locations to breed.

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Letter from the Publisher

January 01, 2009 by David Loeb

Our planet is a dynamic place, always changing. That’s a given. Some 100 million years ago, most of the rocks ...

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ACTerraGreen

January 01, 2009 by Laura Hautala

Making significant reductions in your household’s energy use becomes a lot easier when people around you are making changes too. ...

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Analy High School

January 01, 2009 by Laura Hautala

Math students at Analy High School in Sonoma County solved a real-life story problem when they came up with a ...

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Berkeley FIRST

January 01, 2009 by Laura Hautala

The high cost of installing solar panels is a major obstacle for Bay Area residents wanting to go solar to ...

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Climate Change Resources

January 01, 2009 by Sue Rosenthal

With increasing awareness and concern about climate change, the number of organizations and resources addressing this issue has increased dramatically over the past few years. The following resource list, then, is just the tip of the (melting) iceberg.

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Solar RichmondBUILD

January 01, 2009 by Sue Rosenthal

What do you get when you combine entrepreneurial spirit, construction and engineering expertise, and a commitment to the community and ...

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Taking the Heat

January 01, 2008 by Glen Martin

Though we may not be able to detect it on a day-to-day basis, climate change has come to the Bay Area and is already leaving its mark on local ecosystems: rising tides in the Bay, increasingly severe wildfires, acidification of ocean waters. While it may be too late to avoid global warming's early stages, there is a lot we can do to both understand and mitigate its impacts on our landscapes and watersheds. With the support of world-class research institutions and an active environmental movement, Bay Area scientists are taking the lead in this crucial effort.

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Highway to the Flyway

July 01, 2007 by John Hart

Along the gentle arc of the northern San Pablo Bay shoreline, one of the region's least loved highways, Highway 37, traverses one of its most fascinating landscapes. Best to be in the passenger seat, for the country you are traversing deserves far more than a stolen glance...

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