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Climate Change Adaptation

Fighting Climate Change Makes Economic Sense, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle and William Schomberg OSLO/LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economi...

The Lost Generation of U.S. Climate Policy

Bob Brinkmann | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green
Bob Brinkmann

We are on the verge of a major national disaster (see here for a hint of what is to come) and national media and political leaders continue to hinder serious efforts to solve the problem.

Kate Sheppard

New Jersey Residents Want To Reduce Coastal Risks, But They Don't Want To Pay

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

New Jersey residents support efforts to protect coastal communities from the hazards of storms and flooding, but they don't want to pay for them, a ne...

Fake Islands Off The Coast Of New York?

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A string of artificial islands off the coast of New Jersey and New York could blunt the impact of storm surges that pro...

Kate Sheppard

White House Unveils New Project To Prepare For Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is set to unveil a new Climate Data Initiative on Wednesday to make government-held data more available to researchers a...

Kate Sheppard

Flood Grant Program To Let Communities Consider Rising Seas Due To Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- State and local leaders can now consider expected sea level rise due to climate change when applying for grants to help prevent proper...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Orders Federal Agencies To Take Proactive Approach To Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The Obama administration quietly unveiled a new executive order on Friday laying out plans to deal with the impacts of climate change ...

On the Other Hand, That $100M Could...

Eliot Daley | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion
Eliot Daley

It is not too much to say that climate change imperils world peace, and we look the other way at our own peril, even though we have the wealth and power to forestall its immediate impact on our citizenry for a while longer than others do.

Three Ways to Adapt to Climate Change: Nearsighted, Farsighted and Misguided

Kenneth M. Chomitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Kenneth M. Chomitz

With eyes on the future, and the right kind of information, the World Bank and its partners can steer clear of maladaptation and promote the challenging but essential anticipatory actions needed to prepare for unavoidable long-term climate impacts.

6 Ways To Adapt To Climate Change

Posted 08.09.2012 | Green

By Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer: Wild geoengineering schemes may aim to reverse global warming by reflecting sunlight into space ...

U.S. Farmers And Ranchers Look To Adapt To Climate Change

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emergi...

Climate Change And Urbanization Will Impact Disaster Relief

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

* Expert poll shows changing face of humanitarian aid * Role of climate change and urbanisation to grow * Investment in ...

Rattlesnake's Reaction To Climate Change Over 300,000 Years Offers Glimpse Of Future

| Posted 12.10.2011 | Green

By Karen Hopkin (Click here for original article.) It's hard to feel a sense of urgency about climate change -- it feels so slow. Well, try tellin...