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How the Bay Area is tackling the threat of sea level rise

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King Tide at San Francisco's Embarcadero

April 4, 2016 host Ethan Elkind and guests discuss new reports indicating that sea levels may be rising at a faster pace than predicted.  The panel considers what parts of the Bay Area may be at risk and what is being done to protect against the dangers posed by accelerated sea level rise.   

Guests:

Letitia Grenier, Senior Scientist at the San Francisco Estuary Institute

Gil Kelley, Director of Citywide Planning, San Francisco Planning Department and Co-Chair of San Francisco's Sea Level Rise Coordinating Committee

Will Travis, Consultant, writer, teacher and speaker on climate change, and former executive director of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

Sea Level Rise Action Plan:  http://default.sfplanning.org/plans-and-programs/planning-for-the-city/sea-level-rise/160309_SLRAP_Final_ED.pdf