Deanne Criswell, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, says that impacts from climate change are "the crisis of our generation," after Hurricane Ida slammed southern Louisiana and its remnants killed several people in the northeast amid historic flooding.
Despite widespread recognition that humans are to blame for climate change, limiting the growth of populations is largely taboo and, with few exceptions, remains off the table during negotiations of climate change, writes Hill contributor Joseph Chamie.
With central banks now picking winners and losers, citizens should legitimately ask what criteria they use to do so, and call on bankers to establish responsible investing standards that contribute to a greater social good.
Like other western states, New Mexico has dealt with moderate to severe droughts for years, which raise the probability of destructive wildfires. Research suggests that this extreme heat is caused by anthropomorphic — or human caused — climate change.
After decades of climate change denial by many in the GOP and little support for clean energy, an increasing number of Republicans are reading the political and economic tea leaves and backing some clean energy infrastructure.
An Italian weather monitoring station in Siracusa, Sicily, recorded temperatures of up to 119.8 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday as the Mediterranean and northern Africa are in the midst of an intense heat wave.
The Biden administration already has the tools to provide safe haven for some climate-displaced people and contribute to our national and global resilience right now. We believe these are good first steps as we work toward our shared survival.