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Media Coverage Highlights

‘Preserve open land’: Alameda County to vote on amended Measure D

The Daily Californian | October 31, 2022

In this article, Natasha Kaye covers the discussion around Measure D in Alameda County highlighting quotes from our Resilience Manager in the East Bay Victor Flores. Check it out to learn why Greenbelt Alliance encourages Alameda County residents to vote yes on Measure D.

Could a buffer shield Californian homes from wildfire?

BBC | October 19, 2022

“In California, 11 million people [live] in the wildland-urban interface,” says our Deputy Director, Sarah Cardona. In order to create safer communities in the WUI and protect them from the spread of wildfires, we need to understand where and how we build. This requires a lot of people to also understand the critical role of greenbelts is reducing wildfire risks. Check out the article “Could a buffer shield Californian homes from wildfire?” on BBC today highlighting an important piece of our research “The Critical Role of Greenbelts in Wildfire Resilience”.

Converting idle commercial land would ease state’s housing and climate crises

Cal Matters | August 22, 2022

AB 2011 is a housing bill that’s also a critical climate policy. It will not only speed up the approval of turning hundreds of acres of empty commercial land into 100% affordable homes but also prioritizes the needs and safety of lower-income Californians. Our ED Amanda Brown-Stevens and Dan Silver explore the environmental and human harm building in the wrong places has caused in California and why legislators must support AB 2011 to address both the climate and housing crises.


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