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Integrating Climate Change Resilience into HUD’s Disaster Recovery Program

This paper argues that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has not adequately integrated climate change resilience considerations into its approval of projects seeking Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds. It argues that the statutes under which HUD carries out its CDBG-DR program provide ample…
Adaptation as Risk ManagementEnvironmental JusticeReportRisk Management

Heat in US Prisons and Jails: Corrections and the Challenge of Climate Change

"The implications of climate change for corrections have been largely disregarded by both correctional administrators and public officials working on climate adaptation policy. This paper begins the process of connecting the discussions of climate policy and correctional policy. It provides an overview of the correctional sector and its specific vulnerabilities…
Daniel Holt
August 1, 2015
Agency FilingRisk Management

Comments on the CEQ’s Revised Draft Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in NEPA Reviews

These comments discuss the Council on Environmental Quality's proposed guidance on the consideration of greenhouse gas emissions and effects of climate change in NEPA reviews. The comments argue that agencies should be required to consider the effects of climate change on the environmental consequences of proposed actions.