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A Resilient Future for Coastal Communities: Federal Policy Recommendations from Solutions in Practice

Across the United States, coastal communities face increased uncertainty and risks from intensifying coastal erosion, flooding, sea level rise, and other climate change impacts. These threats need to be taken very seriously. Nearly 100 million Americans live in coastal counties making up about 30 percent of the U.S. population; another 30 million people (9 percent)… Keep Reading

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Nuclear Power: Could a New Atomic Age Solve Climate Change?

The far left and right in the United States have long presented the American people with a false choice: ignore climate change, or radically disrupt virtually every part of America’s economy and society to fight it. Neither of these approaches makes sense. The right’s relentless and indefensible climate denial contributes to the already snowballing costs… Keep Reading

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Devastating Wildfires, Extreme Weather Raise Concerns About Lack of Preparedness for Climate Change

Six of the 20 largest wildfires in California history started in August and September 2020 and with average high temperatures continuing to set records, calls are increasing to address the connection between extreme weather events and climate change. Leaders in western states have said it’s impossible to deny the impacts of climate change after witnessing the devastation from recent… Keep Reading

Russia and the Arctic Council: What Happens Next?

Next May, Russia will succeed Iceland as chair of the Arctic Council. With the Far North heating up in terms of both climate change and geopolitical competition, Russia’s chairmanship comes at a critical juncture for the region. Keep Reading

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