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Supermajors are acknowledging write-downs, which pose threats to investors — but new standards could help them get on the same page.
A new project aims to use technology to better prepare for climate change-exacerbated natural disasters.
The territory's new energy policy became law earlier this year — and regulators are deciding what mix of renewables it has.
by Mike Henchen
Millions of burnt trees and rusted cars: Post-disaster cleanup is expensive, time-consuming and wasteful
Climate change, population growth, urbanization, deforestation and aging infrastructures all pose challenges to recovery.
California has long dominated the headlines about wildfires — but other regions are experiencing fires more often.
California's planned power shutdowns have communities, cities and companies scrambling for solutions, and microgrids are at the top of the list.
by Sarah Golden
Incident commanders and emergency managers can make more informed decisions in high-stress situations.
by David Wild
Sobering report from Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns governments and businesses are ill-prepared for sea level rises expected this century.
It's not just about growing more food and using fewer inputs. It's also about creating local, adaptive food systems that can withstand the effects of climate change.
by Joel Makower
No one organization, industry or government can do it alone, especially by 2050.
by Kathy Gerwig
Adaptation doesn't mean what it used to.
Communities and businesses, not just aging utilities, have solutions. It’s time to change antiquated policies and regulations that stand in the way.
by Paul Carp
When the lights stop working and communities and businesses grind to a halt, people understand what it means to be powerless.
by Sarah Golden
Indigenous climate adaptation plans have actively managed forest ecosystems with fire for centuries.
by Sara Worl
Installations covering municipal and rural county critical facilities, especially fire stations and water districts, are an important first step.
by Peter Asmus
As wildfire season heightens, The Nature Conservancy is developing and implementing a new strategy to fight back.
by Dave Jones
Regulatory scrutiny of sustainability risks has only just begun.
by Rob Bailey
A resilient electrical production and distribution system is possible — if we learn from past experience.
The shift can promote energy equity, foster local ownership and avoid expensive and polluting investments in fossil fuels.
by Roy Torbert
The challenge for policymakers is not only to decarbonize energy systems, it is to do so while simultaneously ensuring the security and affordability of energy.
by Rob Bailey
During extreme events, hotels can provide key support to responders and those in recovery.
There are 20 times more deaths caused by rising temperatures than by hurricanes. It's time to design communities with that in mind.
The climate conscious often associate the term “resilience” with infrastructure, such as sea walls, stormwater management systems and public transit hubs.
by Ritu Sharma
We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.
by Jan Cassin
To help countries cope with disaster, new tools have emerged over the last decade, including 'sovereign parametric insurance.'