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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.
December 24, 2019 by Ekaterina Hardin
A new project aims to use technology to better prepare for climate change-exacerbated natural disasters.
December 12, 2019 by Heather Clancy
The territory's new energy policy became law earlier this year — and regulators are deciding what mix of renewables it has.
December 12, 2019 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.
December 11, 2019 by Sybil Derrible
California has long dominated the headlines about wildfires — but other regions are experiencing fires more often.
November 23, 2019 by Edward Struzik
California's planned power shutdowns have communities, cities and companies scrambling for solutions, and microgrids are at the top of the list.
November 22, 2019 by Sarah Golden
Incident commanders and emergency managers can make more informed decisions in high-stress situations.
November 20, 2019 by David Wild
Sobering report from Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns governments and businesses are ill-prepared for sea level rises expected this century.
November 19, 2019 by Michael Holder
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.
November 12, 2019 by Joel Makower
No one organization, industry or government can do it alone, especially by 2050.
November 7, 2019 by Kathy Gerwig
Adaptation doesn't mean what it used to.
November 6, 2019 by Nicholas Rajkovich
Communities and businesses, not just aging utilities, have solutions. It’s time to change antiquated policies and regulations that stand in the way.
November 1, 2019 by Paul Carp
When the lights stop working and communities and businesses grind to a halt, people understand what it means to be powerless.
November 1, 2019 by Sarah Golden
Indigenous climate adaptation plans have actively managed forest ecosystems with fire for centuries.
November 1, 2019 by Sara Worl
Installations covering municipal and rural county critical facilities, especially fire stations and water districts, are an important first step.
October 17, 2019 by Peter Asmus
As wildfire season heightens, The Nature Conservancy is developing and implementing a new strategy to fight back.
October 11, 2019 by Dave Jones
Regulatory scrutiny of sustainability risks has only just begun.
October 8, 2019 by Rob Bailey
A resilient electrical production and distribution system is possible — if we learn from past experience.
September 27, 2019 by Mariela Santos-Muñiz
The shift can promote energy equity, foster local ownership and avoid expensive and polluting investments in fossil fuels.
September 25, 2019 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.
September 24, 2019 by Rob Bailey
During extreme events, hotels can provide key support to responders and those in recovery.
September 18, 2019 by Rick Lagiewski
There are 20 times more deaths caused by rising temperatures than by hurricanes. It's time to design communities with that in mind.
September 13, 2019 by Katharine Burgess
The climate conscious often associate the term “resilience” with infrastructure, such as sea walls, stormwater management systems and public transit hubs.
September 11, 2019 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.
September 10, 2019 by Jan Cassin
To help countries cope with disaster, new tools have emerged over the last decade, including 'sovereign parametric insurance.'
September 9, 2019 by Leonardo Martinez-Diaz