Our Communities at Risk

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Our Communities at Risk

We cannot ignore the new reality: More frequent heat waves, droughts, floods, and storms have arrived, and threaten our health and safety, our economic prosperity, our energy security, and our way of life. Local governments are on the front lines of these challenges and must respond.

flood_people_squareExtreme Weather and Climate Change
A changing climate is driving destructive weather and less visible impacts that put our families, neighborhoods, infrastructure, and economic stability at risk. The past two years have cost us $188 billion and untold lives, and we cannot ignore this new reality. Learn More >>

 

powerline_squareEnergy Security, Economic Uncertainty
Heat waves and severe storms stress our aging and unreliable power grid. Carbon emissions from fossil fuels exacerbate climate change. And dependence on costly energy sources that put us at the mercy of price spikes. Learn more about why our energy security is at risk in communities across America. Learn More >>