What’s the government doing about climate change?

As the national security implications of climate change are slowly being realized, the U.S. government is beginning to weave adaptation measures into its policies. But considering the breadth of issues, federal agencies are looking first at the problems most relevant to them and “mainstreaming,” or integrating, their individual adaptation efforts into their daily activities.

The problem is that it’s becoming harder and harder to keep track of who’s doing what.

Enter the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. … Continue Reading


Friday event: Working with climate change

Friday, the New America Foundation is hosting the authors of “Sustainable Excellence: The Future of Business in a Fast-Changing World” by Aron Cramer and Zackary Karabell. Cramer is president and CEO of Business for Social Responsibility, a research and consulting company that focuses on sustainable business strategies. Karabell is president of Twice River Research and a senior adviser to BSR.

The stories I’m working on for our project focus on the security of our way of life here at home, so I like to see what smart people write about how businesses are handling … Continue Reading