March 2, 2018, 12pm PST
Climate change and coastal development are combining to stamp out important ecological landscapes.
December 1, 2017, 12pm PST
Researchers have created a digital database of archaeological sites in the U.S.—and thousands could be lost to sea-level rise.
November 7, 2017, 1pm PST
The progressive city hopes to integrate economic, community, and climate resiliency measures in future projects.
May 9, 2017, 10am PDT
The cities of Santa Monica, Culver CIty, West Hollywood, and Malibu are championing stormwater infrastructure, new public transit, affordable housing, and action on homelessness prevention.
May 8, 2017, 9am PDT
The commission spent a significant part of last year in the spotlight. Now, its new director is moving ahead on climate adaptation and resilience efforts as a federal policy change looms.
November 4, 2016, 9am PDT
State Senator Bob Wieckowski is working to help communities get the necessary tools to increase capacity for climate resilience.
November 2, 2016, 11am PDT
Income inequality, housing affordability, and systemic racism join sea-level rise as key issues in Oakland's vision for urban resilience.
October 30, 2016, 5am PDT
The recent Florid King Tide provided more evidence that some communities in Miami-Dade County have been prioritized bin the ongoing response to sea-level rise.
October 19, 2016, 8am PDT
With tidal flooding on the rise for a decade, the most recent King Tide served as another reminder of the need for South Florida to prepare for rising seas.
October 15, 2016, 7am PDT
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a researcher calls attention to the method behind the federal spending on billions of dollars of investment in unsustainable beaches.
October 4, 2016, 2pm PDT
The San Francisco Chronicle's John King continues his ongoing, in-depth coverage of sea-level rise and its potential impacts on local and regional concerns in the San Francisco Bay Area.
September 24, 2016, 11am PDT
"Strategic retreat" as a response to rising sea levels isn't an easy sell, but a new report endeavors to make the idea more palatable.
Regional Plan Association
August 18, 2016, 11am PDT
The village of Shishmaref would be the first town in the United States to decide to move in the face of climate change.
October 13, 2014, 10am PDT
As federal law shifts to address resilience in post-Hurricane Sandy New York, the Department of City Planning has released a new manual to help residents and landowners understand options for retrofitting their buildings to prepare for floods.
New York Department of City Planning
October 2, 2014, 9am PDT
The latest example of a coastal city designing urban resilience as both amenity and infrastructure—a plan to build Venice-style canals in Boston.
May 13, 2014, 5am PDT
For those who thought that glacial melting due to climate change mainly affected Greenland and mountain glaciers like in the Himalayas, think again. A new NASA/UC Irvine study reports that melting of West Antarctica's glaciers "appears unstoppable".
March 10, 2014, 6am PDT
The National Flood Insurance Program is unable to keep up with the pace of storms and sea level rise since Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and is now $24 billion in debt. Why then, do the same houses receive repeated payouts?