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NOAA Predicts More Active Atlantic Hurricane Season In 2020

May 23rd, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has released its 2020 hurricane season forecast. NOAA predicts we will continue with the pattern of storms brewing above normal activity, but it will be even more extreme in the Atlantic this year. Aptly, the storm season has started early with Arthur, crossing one name off the list before the official start of the season


A Guide To Disaster Preparedness — Part Two

December 31st, 2019 | by Barry A.F.

Due to climate change, 100-year, 500-year, and even 1000-year weather events are happening with alarming regularity. Unfortunately, we are still not at a mitigation level to avoid 1.5ºC or even 2ºC (2.7° F to 3.6° F) temperature rise


A Guide To Disaster Preparedness — Part One

October 25th, 2019 | by Barry A.F.

We are still not at a mitigation level to avoid 1.5ºC or even 2ºC temperature rise, but of course we hope to get there before runaway climate change destroys us. Part of what we can do is to be prepared for extreme climate events. They can happen to anyone, and there is no way to know who that will be and when


Sunrun Sees A Bright Future For Solar In Puerto Rico

April 26th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

We sat down with Sunrun’s Senior Director of Business Development, Nick Smallwood, to talk about the work Sunrun has done and continues to do to help the Caribbean island rebuild its electrical grid with modern, renewable technology


50 Top US Mayors Launch Fight For Climate Change Resiliency

June 19th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

More than 50 US mayors and county elected officials have launched the Resilient Communities for America campaign by committing to build stronger communities that can meet their own energy needs and withstand the relentless onslaught of heat waves, floods, droughts, severe storms, and wildfires



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