Tag Archives: Communities

Impacts of Rising Temperatures on Human Health and Safety

While many in the Northern Hemisphere may be compiling anecdata this time of year about the impacts of high temperatures on productivity, health, and well-being, several recent studies have made broader attempts to quantify the potential public health threat of … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Impacts of Rising Temperatures on Human Health and Safety

EIA Adds Puerto Rico to Its Monthly Electric Generator Inventory; DOE Releases Report on Energy Resilience Solutions

Recovery from the damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria—causing the longest power outage in U.S. history—continues in Puerto Rico.  This week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that it has added Puerto Rico to its Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on EIA Adds Puerto Rico to Its Monthly Electric Generator Inventory; DOE Releases Report on Energy Resilience Solutions

Strengthening the Power Grid of Puerto Rico

On Monday, a working group comprised of a variety of governmental and industry representatives issued a report, Build Back Better: Reimagining and Strengthening the Power Grid of Puerto Rico.  Prepared for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Strengthening the Power Grid of Puerto Rico

Watch Now: EPA Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan Repeal

EPA is holding a public hearing on the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan today, November 28, and tomorrow, November 29, at the West Virginia Capitol Building in Charlestown.  Speakers at today’s and tomorrow’s hearing will represent both national … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Watch Now: EPA Public Hearing on Clean Power Plan Repeal

GAO Report Finds that Climate Change Could Cost the Federal Government Billions; Alaska Governor Establishes State Climate Change Strategy

In a September 2017 report, Climate Change: Information on Potential Economic Effects Could Help Guide Federal Efforts to Reduce Fiscal Exposure, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) studied the potential economic effects of climate change in order to help federal decision-makers … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on GAO Report Finds that Climate Change Could Cost the Federal Government Billions; Alaska Governor Establishes State Climate Change Strategy