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Improving Risk Assessment Of Extreme Events Across Past, Present, And Future

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This research review discusses work to improve risk assessment of extreme weather events across past, present, and future

The Role Of Managed Retreat In Adapting To Sea Level Rise

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In the U.S. alone, 3 feet of sea level rise by 2100 threatens 4 million people with inundation, increasing to 13 million people with 6 feet of sea level rise. What policies can mitigate rising damages and population migration from sea level rise, and which role should managed retreat play in adapting to risk?

Trending Topics – Steel for Fuel: How Utilities Can Replace Fossil Fuel Expenses With Renewable Energy Earning Potential

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The “steel for fuel” strategy is an increasingly appealing method for hitting the sweet spot on risk, return and scale for utility customers and investors.

Trending Topics – Beneficial Electrification: How To Make It Work

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EI’s Mike O’Boyle says widespread beneficial electrification requires anticipating and removing technical and institutional barriers to take full advantage of technological trends.

What Nature’s Feedbacks And Tipping Points Portend For Our Future

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This research review explores what nature’s self-reinforcing feedback loops and climate change tipping points portend for our future.

Comments to California’s Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee on Revisions to the State’s Cap-and-Trade Regulations

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EI’s Chris Busch submitted formal comments to California’s Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee on revisions to the state’s cap-and-trade regulations.

What Do We Know About Wildfire Attribution And Climate Change?

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This research review explores the state of research on increasing wildfires across the Western U.S. and attribution to climate change.

Trending Topics – Proactive Support For Coal And Nuclear Plant Communities 

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APP Director Sonia Aggwarwal outlines how billions in coal and nuclear bailout funds would be better spent by proactively supporting communities affected by uneconomic plant closures.

Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: The Toll Of Trump’s War On Clean Cars: Billions In Economic Damages

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The Trump Administration could declare war on clean cars by freezing existing federal fuel economy standards and eliminating California’s ability to set its own tailpipe emissions standards. These moves would constitute grievous harm to the environment, public health, and U.S. economy – but how much?

Trending Topics – Saving Time, Money, And The Environment With Smart Power Line Planning

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APP contributor Alex Daue outlines how a smart planning process means regional power line projects to support clean energy generation can be built without sacrificing environmental protection.