Climate Adaptation

Three major hurricanes have hit Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico recently and the damage was far extensive than had been planned for. The unprecedented catastrophic disasters are projected to have stunning price tags—anywhere from $65 billion to $190 billion for Harvey, $50 billion to $100 billion for Irma, and $40 to $80...

Climate Adaptation

During this webinar we will look at decision-making frameworks that have been set up on the state and community levels to address the potential economic, environmental and social costs of climate change. We will also explore initiatives and strategies that are part of climate adaptation plans states and communities have adopted to interpret climate science and become climate resilient.

More than 300 businesses and 600 facilities are expected today to take part in California's bidding process for credits, as part of the ambitious law AB 32 which set up a cap and trade program designed to reduce the state's greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. The auction will take place in spite of lawsuit filed yesterday by the California Chamber of Commerce challenging the authority of the auction process as well as raising concerns with the potential costs businesses could incur.