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Obama Plan Helps Communities Prepare for Extreme Weather Brought on by Climate Change

July 18, 2014 by Frances Beinecke

Climate Change and Resiliency

New Yorkers remember all too well the alarm we felt as Superstorm Sandy pounded our city. Apartment buildings and hospitals were swamped, and entire neighborhoods went without power for days. And city officials and residents wondered: will we be ready next time?[read more]

5 Climate Charts That Should Deeply Worry the Electricity Sector

May 13, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

Electricity Sector and Risk

The federal government very recently released its third National Climate Assessment. The 800-page report highlights alarming data about the threat of storms, droughts, heat waves and other severe events that could disrupt energy infrastructure.[read more]