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Warming Climate Could Transform Bay Area Parks and Open Space

KQED Science | September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Warming Climate Could Transform Bay Area Parks and Open Space

By the end of the century, the Bay Area's landscape could look more like Southern California's, raising tough questions for land managers trying to preserve parks and open space.

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Sweeping Plan Would Limit Sprawl in Bay Area Communities

KQED Science | July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sweeping Plan Would Limit Sprawl in Bay Area Communities

Regional planners have approved a new land use plan for the Bay Area. Plan Bay Area, as it’s known, is designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions 15 percent per capita over the next 20 years by focusing development in zones close to downtown areas and transit hubs.

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