Friday, October 30, 2015

Administration Response to Hurricane Sandy & Climate Change's Long-Term Impacts

<> In Ongoing Response to Hurricane Sandy, We Must Remain Focused on Climate Change's Long-Term ImpactsThe Administration has invested in hard-hit communities to ensure that they don't just rebuild, but rebuild smarter -- with the costs of climate change adding up, the failure to invest in climate solutions and climate preparedness is fiscally unwise.

  • Community Resilience Planning Guide for Buildings and Infrastructure Systems – 10/29/15. From the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) a guide which provides a practical six-step process for communities to develop long-term resilience goals based on their individual social and economic needs, particular hazard risks, buildings and infrastructure systems, and the community's operations and available resources.