Warming will degrade some employees’ productivity

Climate-proofing the value of employees means keeping them cool. […]

A city dying of thirst? The prequel.

At about a 30% water shortage, residents predicted the city would deteriorate. 35% reductions have just been mandated.

Santa Cruz, a county of natural beauty between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Cruz Mountains, is rated at “Extreme” risk for long-term water shortages. (400 American counties have such ratings. Another 600 are rated “High” risk.)

Notice to residents: Santa Cruz is not climate-proof. Way back in 2003, to involve its residents in visualizing the problems ahead, the city asked how people would feel […]

Where is the next Paris of the 20’s?

Certain towns and cities show signs they can deal better with the challenges than others. Where are the most thriving communities in the US? […]

Falling bridges, rising taxes

Collapsing bridges and collapsing federal fuel tax revenues mean the cost of fixing our deficient infrastructure will likely fall on state and municipal taxpayers. […]

Who will pay for our retirement?

The social security and pension system are collapsing, while most families have little retirement savings. Families can take actions so kids don’t have to finance their parents’ retirement. […]