The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

November 24, 2008
State workers map impact of climate change

081124 GOLDENGATE.jpgIf you haven't already, check out Bee colleague Chris Bowman's story today, which highlights the work of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, which has literally mapped out the consequences of global warming for California's shorelines and waterways.

The story includes links to online maps that show the impact of a 1-meter rise in sea levels. Pretty sobering stuff.

IMAGE: San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at (916) 321-1043 and at


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