Boy eating a peanut butter sandwich
Thursday, November 1, 2012

The average U.S. citizen consumes around 3.5 pounds of peanut butter a year. Will global warming make climate conditions less peanut-friendly in the U.S.?

Claudia Mengelt and Robert Fri talk about strategies for adapting to and reducing global climate change.

For decades, the City of Boulder, Colorado, has been successfully managing its water supply despite the challenges of being located in a semi-arid climate. But a local water manager wonders if climate change will change the rules of the game...

Six managers of State Coastal Zone Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves comment on their plans for adapting to climate change.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Along coasts, people are waking up to the need for adaptation to climate change. This article points the way to information for getting started.

Kivalina, Alaska - ShoreZone image

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit announces new content for Arctic and Tribal Nations



This video is about the Rebuild by Design competition offered to address the structural and social vulnerabilities exposed by Superstorm Sandy.

National Academies release two reports on climate intervention

Climate interventions, aka "geoengineering," refers to deliberate, large-scale manipulation of Earth’s climate intended to counteract human-caused climate change. The National Academies Press has released two reports that assess the potential impacts, benefits, and costs of two different proposed classes of climate intervention: carbon dioxide removal and reflecting sunlight. Neither of these types of interventions should take priority over mitigation and adaptation, the reports stress.

The Colorado Climate Change Vulnerability Study

Western Water Assessment, in collaboration with Colorado State University, conducted a broad study of climate vulnerability for the state of Colorado. Drawing from existing data and peer-reviewed research, the study summarizes the key challenges facing seven sectors: ecosystems, water, agriculture, energy, transportation, outdoor recreation and tourism, and public health.

The Great American Adaptation Road Trip

After visiting more than 30 communities preparing for climate change across the United States, the Georgetown Climate Center released a report identifying six big lessons from ongoing adaptation work across the country.