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5 Big Ideas to Address the Climate Crisis and Inequality in Cities

  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
People gather in the middle of a Monterrey street during sunset
  • cities for all
  • Climate Resilience
  • Urban Mobility
  • Urban Transformations
  • Prize for Cities
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

STATEMENT: Fourth National Climate Assessment Confirms Climate Change Will Affect All Regions and All Sectors of U.S. Economy

  • Air Quality
  • water scarcity
  • wildfires
  • climate science
  • coast
  • ecosystem services
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • health
  • local impacts
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • Air Quality
  • water scarcity
  • wildfires
  • climate science
  • coast
  • ecosystem services
  • adaptation
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • health
  • local impacts
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • public health
  • sea level rise
  • United States

Keeping Heads Above Water: Lessons for Building Resilience After Flooding in South Asia and Texas

  • floods
  • resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater
Escapees from hurricane flooding.
  • floods
  • resilience
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • stormwater

RELEASE: Bipartisan City Officials Call on Federal Government to Support Local Resilience to Climate Change

  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
  • adaptation
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

If Climate Change Is the Existential Crisis of Our Age, Why Isn’t it Getting More Attention?

  • climate science
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
California drought
  • climate science
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • food security
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

ADVISORY: How the U.S. Military is Responding to Sea Level Rise

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise

3 Cities Taking Urban Forestry to the Next Level

  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development
Cherry blossoms in Washington, DC park
  • Cities
  • Air Quality
  • Forests
  • sustainable cities
  • Urban Development

New Studies Underscore Threats of Sea Level Rise. Will National Leaders Act?

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
South Beach flooding
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

Secretary Kerry Warns: Virginia Sea Level Rise Indicative of Bigger Risks Facing Nation

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
Secretary of State John Kerry laid out the connection between climate change and national security.
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

RELEASE: Bipartisan Lawmakers Call on Presidential Candidates to Address Coastal Flooding and Sea Level Rise

  • U.S. Climate
  • floods
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
  • U.S. Climate
  • floods
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

How Is Sea Level Rise Affecting Your Region?

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
Shoreline counties are home to more than 123 million Americans, and account for nearly half the U.S. GDP. Image by WRI
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

Rising Tides in the United States

  • data visualization
  • Climate
  • sea level rise
  • United States
  • data visualization
  • Climate
  • sea level rise
  • United States

Coastal Community Leaders Aim for Strategy on Rising Seas, Extreme Weather

  • U.S. Climate
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • coastal ecosystems
  • adaptation
  • sea level rise
North Charleston flooding from Hurricane Joaquin in 2015. Photo Credit: Ryan Johnson/Flickr
  • U.S. Climate
  • climate science
  • climate policy
  • coastal ecosystems
  • adaptation
  • sea level rise

Obama’s Florida Visit Will Hopefully Bridge Local, State and National Climate Action

  • adaptation
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
Flooding in downtown Miami. Photo by carvalho/Flickr
  • adaptation
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

ADVISORY: Transforming Transportation 2015: Smart Cities for Shared Prosperity

  • Cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • transport
  • Urban Development

Sea Level Rise Cuts Across Political Divide in Norfolk, Virginia

  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • us policy
Communities in the Hampton Roads region--such as Norfolk, Va., shown here--are at the front lines of sea level rise. Photo credit: Bud, Flickr
  • climate change
  • local impacts
  • sea level rise
  • us policy

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