Could Kennedy Space Center launch pads be at risk as climate changes? Experts say yes

Could Kennedy Space Center launch pads be at risk as climate changes? Experts say yes

  • Published: Nov 14th, 2019

Created to propel humankind beyond the limits of Earth, Kennedy Space Center is now facing a terrestrial threat — the warming of our home planet, leading to sea level rise, erosion and catastrophic flooding — that could hinder our push to deep space.

Solar, Wind and Battery Prices Falling

Solar, Wind and Battery Prices Falling

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2019

A new Solutions Brief by Climate Central describes the rapid growth of battery storage capacity in the U.S., and how it can be used to reduce carbon emissions while making our power grid more resilient to extreme weather.

Large-Scale Battery Installations Help Store Renewable Energy

Large-Scale Battery Installations Help Store Renewable Energy

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2019

A new Solutions Brief by Climate Central describes the rapid growth of battery storage capacity in the U.S., and how it can be used to reduce carbon emissions while making our power grid more resilient to extreme weather.

Climate Central Solutions Brief: Battery Energy Storage

Climate Central Solutions Brief: Battery Energy Storage

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2019

Batteries are having a moment. A new Solutions Brief by Climate Central describes the rapid growth of battery storage capacity in the U.S., and how it can be used to reduce carbon emissions while making our power grid more resilient to extreme weather.

2019 Billion Dollar Disasters: Weather and Climate Impacts by State Map

2019 Billion Dollar Disasters: Weather and Climate Impacts by State Map

  • Published: Nov 6th, 2019

2019 marks the fifth straight year with at least ten U.S. billion-dollar weather and climate disasters—showing the increasing cost of extreme weather as the climate warms.

2019 Billion Dollar Disasters: Weather and Climate Impacts Map

2019 Billion Dollar Disasters: Weather and Climate Impacts Map

  • Published: Nov 6th, 2019

2019 marks the fifth straight year with at least ten U.S. billion-dollar weather and climate disasters—showing the increasing cost of extreme weather as the climate warms.

2019 Billion-Dollar Disasters

2019 Billion-Dollar Disasters

  • Published: Nov 6th, 2019

2019 marks the fifth straight year with at least ten U.S. billion-dollar weather and climate disasters—showing the increasing cost of extreme weather as the climate warms.

Multnomah County Trees Are Doing Much More Than We Think

Multnomah County Trees Are Doing Much More Than We Think

  • Published: Nov 4th, 2019

Portland’s trees are also playing an underappreciated role every time it rains: They’re helping us prevent major flooding and avoid erosion; they are literally holding Multnomah County together.