Recent fires and evacuations are yet another reminder that Californians must find ways to adapt to the new normal of climate change to ensure the safety of our most vulnerable communities.
The challenges of protecting the coast from more severe storms and rising seas are intimidating but not insurmountable. Prompt action now will save money and lives.
In the District of Columbia, communities have been addressing disparities in food access and health outcomes. Now, they’re continuing the fight with a campaign called #DontMuteMyHealth.
You probably don’t think of procurement —the steps governments take to obtain goods and services— as a way to create the resilient cities of the future. Think again.
What has the EPA done to head off climate disaster and fulfill its mission “to protect human health and the environment”? The stark answer is: not nearly enough.
Hurricane Sandy was a traumatic experience that millions of Americans consider best forgotten. But as the pain of loss and hardship fades, so can the sense of urgency for rethinking our relationship to the coast.
EPA’s regulatory powers should be used to promote environmental protection, not carry out vendettas against states taking climate action
In the era of unprecedented storms and flooding, unchecked development in the flood plain is a recipe for disaster. But cities can break the cycle of fill, build, and flood.
Climate fires are California’s new normal. This new normal requires new strategies, new technologies and new partnerships with America’s caregivers to ensure the sick, the elderly and the most vulnerable are climate and energy resilient.
Caregivers are underappreciated and underutilized partners in disaster response. But with proper recognition and support, they could become a linchpin of successful disaster response.