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Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) releases new report on sea level rise

January 13, 2020 — In December 2019, the California Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) released a new report entitled "Preparing for Rising Seas: How the State Can Help Local Coastal Adaptation Efforts". The report acknowledges that the State has a vested...

As Climate Risk Grows, Cities Test a Tough Strategy: Saying ‘No’ to Developers

November 21, 2019 — An article posted in the New York Times this week highlights the alarming rate of climate-vulnerable development occurring across the country and the measures that cities are...

Newark considering controversial 469-home development at edge of Baylands

November 15, 2019 — An article published in the Mercury News highlights a controversial proposed development or nearly 500 single-family homes near the edge of the San Francisco Bay in...

Climate change growing pains are real but necessary: Today, New York must advance its major resiliency projects

November 13, 2019 — An article posted today in the New York Daily News describes the ongoing efforts to implement an ambitious and complex climate adaptation...

Climate Change Is Hitting the Insurance Industry Hard. Here’s How Swiss Re Is Adapting

October 29, 2019 — A recent article in Fortune describes the measures that Swiss Re, the world's largest re-...


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