U.S. State Climate Action Plans

33 states have released a climate action plan or are in the process of revising or developing one. This includes 32 states that have released plans and 1 state that is updating its plan. Climate action plans generally include greenhouse …

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Comments on U.S. DOE Grid Resilience Implementation

This document constitutes the comments of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) on the U.S. Department of Energy’s implementation of grid resilience provisions in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (Docket No. DE-FOA-0002827). C2ES is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization …

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Major companies invest in building local climate resilience
Tackling Flood Mitigation with Federal Resources: Best Practices for Community Resilience
The Institutional Ecosystem for Loss and Damage

Loss and damage (L&D) is a complex concept that raises difficult legal, political, scientific, and ethical questions. While Parties to both the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement have not formally defined L&D, they …

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The Climate Resilience-Economy Nexus: Advancing Common Goals

Communities across the United States are experiencing increasingly severe and frequent floods, wildfires, extreme heat, and other hazards due to climate change. These hazards are impacting local economies by damaging critical infrastructure and commercial districts, disrupting business operations, reducing municipal …

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The Climate Resilience-Economy Nexus: A Storymap
Extreme Weather and Climate Change
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How federal policy can accelerate community resilience to climate change
A Federal Policy Action Plan to Accelerate Local Climate Resilience

Communities across the United States are facing catastrophic extreme weather events that are growing in intensity and frequency due to climate change. Improving climate resilience can alleviate the impact of these events, but federal policies and programs fall short of …

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