Tag: climate change

ELPC and Allies File Lawsuit in DC District Court Challenging National Highway Traffic Safety...

CHICAGO – The Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) along with a coalition of NGOs today filed a lawsuit in the District Court for the...

Regional Climate Modeling

The Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory is providing actionable information to companies, agencies, cities, and utilities. By JD Amick As the global effects of climate...

Climate Scientists Partner with San Francisco to be Ready for Future Storms

The City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) is partnering with experts from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Silvestrum Climate Associates to assess how climate change may influence the intensity of atmospheric rivers and associated precipitation, and how those changes may impact San Francisco and its infrastructure.

ASCE Manual of Practice Focuses on Infrastructure Resilience in a Changing Climate

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE’s) Climate-Resilient Infrastructure: Adaptive Design and Risk Management, MOP 140, provides guidance for and contributes to the developing or enhancing of methods for infrastructure analysis and design in a world in which risk profiles are changing
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Jacobs Launches Campaign Highlighting Innovative Solutions to Critical World Challenges

A new campaign, themed #WhatIf, highlights Jacobs' work addressing complex issues of urbanization, water scarcity, climate change, digital proliferation and security.

New web application helps visualize climate changes

A new study and interactive web application aim to help the public understand how climate change will impact the lives of people who live in urban areas of the United States and Canada.

Smart Surfaces Coalition formed to help cities fight and adapt to climate change

Twenty-two sustainability and urban organizations announced formation of the Smart Surfaces Coalition, a group of experts and organizations helping cities rapidly adopt cost-effective solutions to cut excess heat radiation from buildings and surfaces, reduce flood risk and improve livability, health and equity

Study suggests buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels rise

Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon.

UMass Boston: Boston Harbor barrier costs would outweigh benefits

As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts.
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