Tag Archives: States

Building Resilient States: Profiles in Action

​This new resource highlights local, regional, and statewide efforts to build more resilient communities from the ground up. The report was produced by the Governors’ Institute on Community Design, a program run in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Smart Growth America. Profiles in Action looks at examples in states across the country, focusing on each of the seven steps in the resilience Framework. Read more... Read more

EPA Fact Sheets: What Climate Change Means for Your State

EPA released a series of fact sheets, “What Climate Change Means for Your State,” which focus on the impacts of climate change in each of the 50 states and the territories of Guam and Puerto Rico. These 52 fact sheets compile information from previously published synthesis and assessment reports to provide a handy reference for state and local policymakers, businesses, and individuals who are looking to communicate impacts of climate change in a given state. Check out the new fact... Read more

Highway Boondoggles 2: More Wasted Money and America’s Transportation Future

America does not have the luxury of wasting tens of billions of dollars on new highways of questionable value, like those described in this report. State and federal decision-makers should reevaluate the need for projects that no longer make sense in an era of changing transportation needs. Read Executive Summary and Read Full Report... Read more