CUES Director quoted in Curbed LA

Curbed Los Angeles quotes Dr. John L. Renne in their article What’s the best way to evacuate Los Angeles? In reference to our auto-dependency, Renne observed that “Evacuations in some ways point out the major flaws in the system that we have on a day-to-day basis.” The article examines how the demographics of fire victims, including the elderly and carless populations, mirrors that of other disasters. Read the article

It’s Feeling a Little Warm in Here

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by Josh Sawislak, CUES Professional Affiliate
via C2ES – the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Both climate mitigation and climate adaptation (resilience) must be achieved for all of us to prosper and for many of us to just survive.

In the 2004 Sci-Fi disaster film The Day After Tomorrow, anthropogenic (human-caused) climate change triggers a global catastrophe whose scale and speed reflect Hollywood’s desire for a good show a little more than the scientific goal of accuracy. Read more

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