Happy Earth Day! The first Earth Day in 1970 united 20 million Americans to prevent environmental harm. By the end of the year, that activism helped spur creation of the Environmental Protection Agency and passage of ground-breaking environmental laws including the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Clean Air Act. This is now your... Continue Reading →
On April 1, 2022, FEMA began implementing the Risk Rating 2.0 system on all flood insurance policy renewals. Last October, all new flood insurance policies were rated using the new methodology. FEMA’s new rating methodology, Risk Rating 2.0: Equity in Action, considers specific characteristics of a building – the Where, How, and What – to... Continue Reading →
This one-hour workshop will provide guidance for using Climate Central’s free online tools to communicate and plan for current and future risk from sea level rise.
Reprinted with Permission: Civil Beat, April 3, 2022 - By: Brittany Lyte In a last-ditch effort, some farmers and wildlife enthusiasts are trying to raise funds to save this relic of the plantation era. When Kauaʻi’s Kalihiwai Reservoir was built in 1920, its value was tied to sugar cane, the economic engine that propelled Hawai'i... Continue Reading →