NRDC Expert Blog
On Friday, NRDC submitted comments on proposed rule to update FEMA’s floodplain management regulations. The proposed update, which seek to implement President Obama’s flood protection standard, are a significant step forward for strengthening the resilience of the nation to the increasing risk of flooding due to the effects of climate change.
This blog series is an effort to present some preliminary thoughts on how the U.S. and other nations could limit the increase in global average temperature to 1.5 C.
Los Angeles is facing a housing—and environmental—crisis. Measures HHH and JJJ will help house our homeless and lowest-income residents and help ensure that low-income residents who most heavily rely on public transit continue to have access to it for the long-run. This is good for low-income Angelenos and the environment.
Last week was an exciting one for connoisseurs of green infrastructure finance, when the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (“DC Water”) made green infrastructure history by using an “Environmental Impact Bond” (EIB) to fund the construction of green infrastructure to manage stormwate
This blog series is an effort to present some preliminary thoughts on how the U.S. and other nations could limit the increase in global average temperature to 1.5 C. My goal is to spark a conversation on this critical issue.