In the last month there has been an outcry by members of Congress, states and the insurance industry [subscription required] to wake up and begin preparing for more large scale and extreme weather events. Illinois Senator Dick Durban commented early la… Read more »
Fay works to engage communities in the Intermountain West with the goal of connecting people to nature, stimulating economic growth, bolstering existing land and water conservation efforts, and improving the quality of life for rural communities through the creation of blue trails.
Fay joined American Rivers in 2010. Prior to that she interned with Wisconsin State Representative Cory Mason, and was the Economic Research Assistant for Clean Wisconsin’s water program.
B.S. in Agriculture and Applied Economics and Environmental Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison.Kickapoo River
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In Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama reconfirmed his commitment to clean water, “I will not back down from making sure our food is safe, our water is clean…” Our communities and waterways need this com… Read more »
That is the connection Jeff Masters, a meteorologist and cofounder of the Weather Underground, described climate change and its effect on extreme weather events like floods, droughts and heat waves in a recent PBS broadcast: “They all tend to get… Read more »
Earlier this fall, Massachusetts released its Climate Change Adaptation Report. Following in the footsteps of many other states, such as Wisconsin, Maryland, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washington, Massachusetts’ report analyzes strategies to adapt… Read more »
The increasing trends of extreme weather we’ve seen over the last couple of years have just been confirmed; last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) new report found that the number of extreme events: increasing temp… Read more »
I’m sure my fellow east coasters will agree with me, we have gotten a lot of rain in the last month. From the storms and floods surrounding Hurricane Irene to the current torrential rain storms, my raincoat and umbrella have become my new best fr… Read more »
With the state of the economy leading every newscast and talk of a “super committee” in Congress that will slash federal spending, it is to lose sight of all of the good things happening around us and positive impact many state and federal… Read more »
This year’s unprecedented storms and flooding are just a glimpse of the changes and challenges our nation will face in the future from a changing climate. Increased extreme drought, severe storms and flooding, and rising sea levels are forecast… Read more »