Photo: Jennifer Savage.

Rising seas are a greater threat to California than earthquakes or even wildfires – and Humboldt Bay is ground zero. Much of the land, communities and infrastructure around the bay is currently protected by low sea walls likely to be breached in the next 50 years. How will Humboldt adapt?

A suite of bills before the California legislature could shape Humboldt’s approach and provide hope for the county’s future. Jennifer Savage, California Policy Manager at the Surfrider Foundation, joins Gang Green to discuss what is before the legislature and how California — and Humboldt — should respond to this threat.


“The EcoNews Report,” April 24, 2021