Earlier this year, a number of states released plans detailing how they are preparing for climate change. I have reviewed efforts by Maryland, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington so far. Today we’ll look at Wisconsin’s adaptation planning… Read more »
Will conducts research for legislative campaigns and works to advance policies that help communities secure a safe and consistent supply of water for the future.
Will joined American Rivers in October 2006. Prior to that, he conducted research on agriculture and water use in a small farming village in the West Bank. His other recent experiences include teaching English at an orphanage in Southwest China, studying French in Senegal, and managing a house painting company for several summers in Maine.
Will Hewes conducts research for legislative campaigns and works to advance policies that help communities secure a safe and consistent supply of water for the future.
B.A. in International Environmental Policy from Brown UniversityBagaduce River
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Stop me if this sounds familiar. The House of Representatives today passed an amendment [subscription required] that would keep the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from integrating future climate conditions into its programs and operations. This… Read more »
Yesterday was a sad day for common sense in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives approved an amendment [subscription required] by Rep. John Carter (R-Texas) that would keep the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from participating in the Int… Read more »
Weathering Change The recent Mississippi River floods have shown us how profoundly vulnerable we are to extreme weather. The record rains have drowned crops, inundated homes, and ground economic activity to a halt in many places. They’ve created… Read more »
State of Preparedness: Washington In the past few months, a number of states have released plans detailing how they plan to prepare for climate change. I have reviewed efforts by Maryland, Oregon, and Pennsylvania so far. Today we’ll look at Wash… Read more »
State of Preparedness: Pennsylvania In the past few months, a number of states have released plans detailing how they plan to prepare for climate change. I have reviewed efforts by Maryland and Oregon so far. Today we’ll look at Pennsylvania… Read more »
There’s been a recent flurry of climate-related activity as a number of states have begun to prepare for the impacts of climate change. Oregon, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington state, and Wisconsin have all released climate preparedness plans in the… Read more »
Preparing States for a Changing Climate: Low-cost strategies for state climate change adaptation planning
Download a PDF of Presentations Watch the Webinar American Rivers presents a webcast on climate change adaptation planning that provides an in-depth look at recently released adaptation frameworks from Maryland and Oregon. The webcast will examine how… Read more »
This week, Maryland released the “Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Maryland’s Vulnerability to Climate Change”. For the past year, the state has been working to create plans for six sectors that will be affected by climate change…. Read more »
If you were buying a house, you’d want to know something about the place. How many bedrooms does it have? Is there a yard? What’s the neighborhood like? You’d want to know what you’re going to get out of such a big investment. W… Read more »