Hurricane Matthew carved a path of devastation through Haiti, the Bahamas, and large swaths of the Southeastern US, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. The loss of life and destruction of property is tragic. Slowly, unevenly, places that were hard-hit will be turning to recovery and rebuilding efforts. What can we do to better prepare and protect people and make our rebuilding efforts more resilient going forward?
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September 27, 2016 11:12 AM EDT
History won’t look back kindly on those who are standing in the way of progress. It’s clear that clean energy is already delivering economic and public health benefits and the need to act on climate is urgent. Read more >
September 19, 2016 12:58 PM EDT
This week I am heading to Oxford to attend a conference, 1.5 Degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris Agreement. This comes close on the heels of the recent ratification of the Paris Agreement by the US, China and Brazil. Clearly, the next phase of work focused on fulfilling the promise of Paris is in full swing, and I am excited to be part of it. Read more >
August 10, 2016 9:54 AM EDT
Worsening wildfire seasons are outstripping the capacity of federal agencies to respond. Read more >