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Format: 07-30-2014
Format: 07-30-2014
New Mexico’s current political leadership is undoing state and regional policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions even as the risks posed by global warming to the state’s economy and population...
July 26, 2012 | Report |
Robert Repetto, PhD
Arizona’s citizens and its economy are among America’s most vulnerable to the growing adverse impacts of climate change. Climate change will have significant impacts on water resources and economic...
April 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Robert Repetto, PhD
Climate change poses a tremendous threat to Florida. Sea level rise, more intense precipitation, and stronger hurricanes increase the risk of natural disaster and imperil the state’s economy and its...
April 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Robert Repetto, PhD
Authored by Robert Repetto PhD, a Senior Fellow in the United Nations Foundation's climate and energy program, these four policy briefs examine the health, economic and environmental challenges posed...
April 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Robert Repetto, PhD
Virginia’s climatic changes have been thoroughly documented over recent decades. The overwhelming weight of scientific evidence predicts that climate change will continue and may accelerate unless...
April 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Robert Repetto, PhD
Climate change will cause shifts in temperature and weather patterns that will significantly impact Nevada’s tourist industry and further stress its critical water supplies. To prevent even more...
April 19, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Robert Repetto, PhD
For decades, GDP has enjoyed supreme status as the predominant benchmark of our economic and social progress. In reality, GDP obscures or ignores essential aspects of Americans’ economic and social...
January 26, 2012 | Report |
Stephen Posner
GDP measures economic growth, but is it an accurate measure of progress? While GDP has been steadily increasing, indicating a growing economy, other metrics of progress show a very different picture...
January 26, 2012 | Policy Brief |
An investigative journalist’s tough analysis of how some of the world’s most vulnerable states—those with a history of economic and political disasters—are confronting the new crisis of climate...
May 1, 2011 | Book |
The last decade is now often described as a “lost decade.” In the United States, there was no net job creation, median family income declined, and $15 trillion in household wealth was lost, the...
March 29, 2011 | Policy Brief |