Wielka Woda: Climate Future Through Historical Fiction

A new Polish-language Netflix series explores the catastrophic 1997 floods of Central Europe through a tightly-crafted, intense drama. Is it just fiction? Or is it cautionary?

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Sprawlhaven, Florida: Suburbs In The Age Of Climate Change

Fort Myers, Florida, is a flashpoint for the Sunshine State’s battle against climate change. It’s a battle that the state isn’t exactly winning. Part of that is coming from the self-inflicted wounds of eviscerating public sector oversight of real estate development. We’ve got photos of the traffic jams and storm damage to prove it.

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Book Review: Women Driven Mobility by Katelyn Davis and Kristin Shaw

Nat looks at a new book by Katelyn Davis and Kristin Shaw about women in the mobility and transportation space, and asks whether a politics of benevolent incrementalism is going to help us solve the climate crisis.

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Throw out your flood-damaged possessions. And your climate models.

Throw the climate modeling out the window with your flood-damaged worldly possessions. It’s time to figure out how to adapt.

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If Not Now, When? Detroit Flooding Raises Questions.

Widespread flooding across Metro Detroit has left basements filled with water, backed up sewage, and has left homeowners with questions about what the state and city have been doing, if not preparing our infrastructure for climate change.

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Bye, Coal-icia! Consumers Energy Advances Decarbonization Goals

Jackson, Michigan-based Consumers Energy (NYSE: CMS) made a groundbreaking announcement in a press conference this morning that it is ditching

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Farewell, Arecibo: The Need For Climate-Resilient Infrastructure

The collapse of the Arecibo Radio Telescope in Puerto Rico highlights the gradual attrition of American leadership in science, and the failure of an entire generation of political leadership– in both parties- to address the increasingly grave threats of climate change.

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Climate Change Is Here, And Boy Is It Ever Expensive!

If we fail to push for market transformation oriented toward climate adaptation solutions, the market will do it on its own. Like, in a really bad way. This has the unintended consequence, however, of incentivizing better decisions about development and planning.

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Land Hurricanes, Resilient Design, And Other Stuff To Think About

Extreme weather, like the recent derecho storm that ripped through Iowa, is exposing the fragility of the built environment. Fortunately, in thinking about how to protect ourselves, we have the ability to combine human technological ingenuity with the systems nature already built.

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WOCCS Resiliency Summit: Women of Color in Sustainability

Nat attended a few amazing sessions at the Collective Resiliency Virtual Summit, organized by the Women of Color Collective in Sustainability, a co-creation of POCACITO fellow Jordana Vasquez.

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