Kristiane Huber

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

From 2017 to 2020, Kristiane Huber was the Resilience Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and provided analysis and advice on climate impacts and resilience strategy for businesses and communities in C2ES’s technical, policy and communications work.

Posts by Kristiane Huber

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Fighting climate change from farm fields to Capitol Hill
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Record heat was a broken record for the 2010s
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Getting to Zero: A U.S. Climate Agenda

This report outlines a comprehensive agenda for decarbonizing the U.S. economy by 2050, with an emphasis on priority actions needed over the coming decade. This agenda was developed in close consultation with leading companies in key sectors through the Center …

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Weaponized ticks and climate change
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Climate change, corn bushels, and your wallet
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Is Climate Change to Blame for Record-Setting Tornado Reports?
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Putting a freeze on climate doubt
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Maximizing Benefits: Strategies for Community Resilience

American communities are facing growing and shifting climate risks. The evidence is in the growing costs of disasters which soared to more than $300 billion in 2017, breaking 2005’s record of $219 billion, according to NOAA data. Underlying these headline-making …

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Key Insights into Prioritizing Resilience Strategies

Governments and businesses are acting to promote resilience to climate change impacts. However, resilience planning does not occur in a vacuum. Organizations have multiple goals, including satisfying stakeholders, meeting sustainability objectives, addressing traditional pollution issues, and advancing social equity—and they …

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Resilience Strategies for Wildfire

The risk of wildfire is expected to grow across the United States due to reduced precipitation in some regions, and higher temperatures caused by climate change. Wildfire has far-reaching impacts that can ripple through communities, regions, watersheds, and ecosystems. This …

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Resilience Strategies for Drought

Across the United States, the risk of drought is expected to grow due to reduced precipitation and higher temperatures caused by climate change. Drought’s far-reaching impacts can ripple through communities, regions, watersheds, economies and ecosystems. This fact sheet overviews strategies …

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Decarbonizing U.S. Agriculture, Forestry, and Land Use

This is one in a series of briefs prepared as part of C2ES’s Climate Innovation 2050 initiative, which brings together leading companies to examine potential pathways toward substantially decarbonizing the U.S. economy. Other briefs focus on Buildings, Oil & Gas, …

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Lessons on Resilience Collaboration
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Resilience Strategies for Flash Flooding

The United States is facing increasingly frequent and intense precipitation events and ever higher damages from flooding each year due to climate change and urbanization. Communities, counties, and states are responding by upgrading stormwater and sewage systems with a growing …

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Resilience Strategies for Extreme Heat

Climate change is contributing to more frequent, severe, and longer heat waves during summer months across the United Sates. The number of heatwaves observed in 2011 and 2012 were triple the long-term average, and require planning for economic, health and …

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Using Climate Data in the Real World
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Harvey’s lessons for flood insurance and resilience