Governmental officials, concerned citizens, and experts will gather this week to mobilize climate action during the United Nation’s Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit and Climate Week NYC.  Millions around the world are expected to demand urgent action ahead of these events  in climate strikes inspired by Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg. As conversations unfold on […]

As the frequency and intensity of natural disasters continue to increase, it is more important than ever for all levels of government to prepare for these disasters and, when they happen, to know how to recover. Holly Leicht, former Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Region 2 Administrator, has written a practical guide for […]

By Dena Adler A newly released Sabin Center White Paper, “State Hazard Mitigation Plans & Climate Change: Rating the States 2019 Update,” reviews how well the states have integrated climate change into their State Hazard Mitigation Plans (SHMPs). SHMPs serve as “blueprints” for state efforts to prepare for natural and man-made hazards and must include […]

This week, Hillary Aidun joins the Sabin Center as the 2019-2021 Climate Law Fellow.  Hillary’s work will focus on domestic and international climate change litigation, regulation of greenhouse gas emissions, and assessment and disclosure of climate risk, among other things. Hillary previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert N. Chatigny of the U.S. […]

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