Tagged: climate change

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Advancing Climate Action Through Partnerships

As the impacts of climate change are felt throughout the country, FEMA’s Resilient Nation Partnership Network (RNPN) along with NASA have released a new report, Building Alliances for Climate Action: Advancing Climate Action Through Partnerships. The RNPN is a diverse network represented by over 1500 organizations with the goal of...

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Climate Disinformation at COP26 AND BEYOND

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) and CASM Technology  partnered in creating “Deny, Deceive, Delay: Documenting and Responding to Climate Disinformation at COP26 and Beyond.” This report highlights failures to curb disinformation and prevent positive action efforts towards climate change mitigation. After 18 months of dedicated research, the main antagonist...

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White House Action Plan on Global Water Security

The White House has recently released the Biden-Harris Administration’s Action Plan on Global Water Security. Recognizing the importance of water security worldwide, the Action Plan seeks to emphasize the link between water security and national security. As stated in the Plan, water security “implies sustainable access to safe drinking water,...

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Climate Change Risk Assessment: National Critical Functions

The RAND Corporation has released Assessing Risk to the National Critical Functions as a Result of Climate Change, a report developed by the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center (HSOAC) for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). This report outlines the implications of climate change on National Critical Functions (NCFs)...

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Progress Report on the Climate Security Plan for America

The Climate and Security Advisory Group (CSAG), a group of senior military, national security, and intelligence leaders chaired by the Center for Climate and Security (CCS) and Elliott School of International Affairs, has released a report that assesses the progress that the Biden Administration has made towards achieving climate security. This...

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Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability– a contribution to IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report. This contribution highlights the relationship between the growing risks of climate change and the impact on ecosystems, and human society. Identifying the impacts of hazardous climate change...

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Updated Sea Level Rise Projections for U.S. Coastlines

The U.S. Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flood Hazard Scenarios and Tools Interagency Task Force, composed of representatives from several government agencies and academic institutions such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released an updated sea level rise...

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FEMA’s Community Resilience Exercise Resource Guide

With communities around the U.S. experiencing negative impacts of climate change, such as extreme heat waves, increased wildfires, and severe floods, resilience planning is more important now than ever.  FEMA has released an updated Long-Term Community Resilience Exercise Resource Guide that all agencies and communities can use to develop exercises...