Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

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Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

  • Published: Nov 19th, 2015

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, drought, wildfires, inland & coastal flooding.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

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State-level Preparedness Report Cards

  • Published: Nov 18th, 2015

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

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Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin — lifeblood of the Southwest — appears headed for a day of reckoning.

Geoengineering Methods

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Geoengineering Methods

  • Published: Nov 5th, 2010

From snatching carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the air like trees do, to launching giant mirrors into space, scientists are researching a wide variety of technologies to artificially slow global warming.

Renewable Fuel Standard

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Renewable Fuel Standard

  • Published: Jan 28th, 2009

The federal Renewable Fuel Standard encourages U.S. corn ethanol producers to boost production to 9 billion gallons by 2008 and 15 billion by 2015.