Officials desperately need to explore new avenues both to pay for efforts to make us more resilient and to dramatically reduce dangerous carbon pollution so we don't make it worse. However, the looming question is: Will taxpayers be left with the bill?
William Perry Pendley, Trump's nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management, has ties to anti-environment and anti-government forces.
A carbon price could have regressive effects on low-income residents, who pay a higher share of their income on energy and do not have the resources to avoid these costs by investing in energy efficiency or solar power.
David Jenkins: Reagan recognized the threat to the ozone layer; conservatives today should respond the same way to climate change
Climate change is a much more visible and advanced threat than it was in 1988, and we could use Reagan's brand of conservative leadership in tackling that problem.
Combatting climate change as a healthcare organisation involves more than simply reducing its carbon footprint. It means seeing climate change and wellbeing as intertwined - and that what's good for the environment is always good for health.
Melinda Kassen, Julie Hill-Gabriel: More Western water conservation and resilient systems needed now
Educating citizens about the ecological predicament of a global population that has more than doubled since the 1960s is an essential exercise.
Dr. Richard Dixon: Fossil fuel industry's plans for carbon-capture-and-storage are an expensive distraction
Cognitive dissonance is very much in evidence in many countries' attitudes to climate change and fossil fuels.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.