[Photo] Smoke from North Fork fire, 2012.
August 15, 2017

Where the threat of wildfires is rising, HEPA filters and air scrubbers installed for protection against pandemics can also provide climate resilience by protecting hospitals from smoke. 

April 18, 2017

Faced with the potential of a large expense related to water quality, Maine's Portland Water District had two investment choices: conservation or concrete.

March 7, 2017

After facing 5 years of drought in 15 years, partners in Washington’s Yakima River Basin developed a new water plan that aims to make farms, fish, and families in the region more resilient to climate variability and change.

March 1, 2016

As the threats of tsunamis and sea level rise are joined by real and potential climate impacts, the Quinault community looks to move the lower village of Taholah to higher ground.

August 27, 2015

For three days in 2005, flooding from Hurricane Katrina cut off the only road to Port Fourchon. Officials had to decide: did the risk of future flooding justify the cost of raising the roadway out of the Gulf's rising waters?

Charleston seawall and promenade
July 29, 2015

Several times per year, seawater floods some of the streets in Charleston, South Carolina. Taking steps to deal with this "nuisance" flooding can help the city prepare for sea level rise.

February 4, 2015

After a nightmare flood in 1997, Fort Collins, Colorado, stepped up efforts to improve resilience in the face of extreme events--efforts that will also serve the community well if climate change leads to heavier rainstorms.

Stunned by Sandy's devastation, the city of New York undertook an ambitious project: to update its long-term sustainability plan using the latest climate science. Their goal was to understand how much sea level could rise, how soon, and just how vulnerable the city would be if some of the more extreme climate change projections turn into reality.

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