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By Jada Mosley / On April 16th, 2019

We turned to some of our authors to find out—What do they think will be the most pressing climate change issue in the next 50 years? Why?

By Brian Moench / On May 31st, 2017

Now, more than ever, we need to maintain and improve policies that "unmask" our cities from air pollution and halt climate change

By Jason Leppig / On February 3rd, 2017

In one place, we've put together our best blogs of 2016. Click here to download a pdf or read the 10 best posts from our authors below.        

By Laurie Mazur / On January 18th, 2017

Cities and states can step up their efforts to tackle global warming—with or without federal leadership.

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 5th, 2014

Planning for Community Resilience draws on the authors' experience with Hurricane Ike in Galveston, TX.

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By Jaimie Hicks Masterson / On December 1st, 2014

Identifying and mapping vulnerable areas in your community can reveal highly vulnerable hotspots. Vulnerability hotspots are exposed to hazards, and have both physical vulnerabilities and social vulnerabilities. Mapping these three community...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On July 24th, 2012

On the 23rd of August, 2012, it is expected that a majority of votes at the Copenhagen City Council will pass the CPH 2025 Climate Plan with the ambition of carbon neutrality by 2025. Despite the meagre results of the international COP15 Climate...