Issue Brief Over the past decade, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent billions of taxpayer dollars to repair damage from extreme weather, a price tag that could increase with climate change.
Report The growing threats of flooding, heat-related deaths, and other climate change risks are driving Midwestern city and community leaders to make their cities more sustainable and just.
Report The rise of extreme weather is spurring cities to develop climate resilience plans, but it takes more than hard infrastructure improvements to thrive after an extreme weather event.
Report It is time for Congress to accept climate science, join the fight against climate change, and help Western communities defend themselves against hotter, bigger, and more dangerous wildfires.
The United States and China can put their shared climate-finance commitments to work by collaborating on climate-related parametric-risk insurance initiatives.
Opponents of the Clean Power Plan often claim that it will threaten grid reliability, but unmitigated climate change poses the greatest threat to the power sector in the Southeast.
Opponents of the Clean Power Plan often claim that it will threaten grid reliability, but unmitigated climate change poses the greatest risk to the power sector’s stability in the Midwest and Great Plains.
Opponents of the Clean Power Plan claim that it will undermine grid reliability, but climate change is a far greater threat to power in the Southwest.
Report Communities of color and low-income people living in tribal, rural, and agricultural communities throughout California are enduring high rates of unemployment, limited and costly access to safe and affordable water, and food insecurity as a consequence of the California drought.
The Clean Power Plan is necessary to combat climate change and to ensure that the U.S. electric grid remains reliable.
Report Fostering community cohesion in low-income, climate-vulnerable areas is an overlooked strategy for climate resilience before, during, and after extreme weather events.
The most severe weather events of 2014 took 65 lives and cost more than $19 billion, showing that the need for increased resilience investment is greater than ever.