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.
Extreme weather and rising sea levels from climate change pose a serious threat to our aging sewage system and public health.
Report Policymakers need to invest in the resilience of our wastewater treatment infrastructure to ensure that decades of progress on public health, environmental quality, and economic development are not washed away.
The nine most severe weather events in 2013 took 114 lives and cost $20 billion.