Tag: climate change
The City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) is partnering with experts from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Silvestrum Climate Associates to assess how climate change may influence the intensity of atmospheric rivers and associated precipitation, and how those changes may impact San Francisco and its infrastructure.
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE’s) Climate-Resilient Infrastructure: Adaptive Design and Risk Management, MOP 140, provides guidance for and contributes to the developing or enhancing of methods for infrastructure analysis and design in a world in which risk profiles are changing
A new campaign, themed #WhatIf, highlights Jacobs' work addressing complex issues of urbanization, water scarcity, climate change, digital proliferation and security.
A new study and interactive web application aim to help the public understand how climate change will impact the lives of people who live in urban areas of the United States and Canada.
Twenty-two sustainability and urban organizations announced formation of the Smart Surfaces Coalition, a group of experts and organizations helping cities rapidly adopt cost-effective solutions to cut excess heat radiation from buildings and surfaces, reduce flood risk and improve livability, health and equity
Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon.
As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts.
U.S. cities facing sea level rise need to look beyond traditional strategies for managing issues such as critical erosion and coastal squeeze, according to new research from Lund University. Civil society initiatives must now play a crucial role in adapting society to climate change, the study argues.
Caltrans released its first Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment, an effort by the department to understand how and where the future effects of climate change may impact the State Highway System and its users.
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