Center for American Progress

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2021

This report advances a strategy for integrating climate risk into the capital framework—a strategy that deploys the type of cautious approach to financial stability that justifies vigorous and proactive action now, while acknowledging that some additional

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The global climate crisis is anticipated to have far-reaching effects - all of which are expected to negatively affect human health.
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Climate change is emerging as a direct and indirect driver of migration; legal definitions of climate migrants, and government policies aiding them, must be implemented.
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Climate change is worsening the U.S. affordable housing crisis. A new report highlights solutions for building resilient and affordable communities.
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2019

In the United States, the loss of housing in low-income communities due to extreme weather events such as Hurricane Michael, which killed 49 people and caused more than $25 billion in damage, further compounds the nationwide affordable housing crisis

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2019

When the Camp Fire burned through Paradise, California, in November 2018, 85 people lost their lives and more than 18,000 structures were destroyed. Stories from Paradise make clear that the impacts of the fire were not equally borne across the community

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2019

Wildfire has always been a natural feature of the U.S. landscape, especially in the West. But it has become clear in recent years that the combination of a changing climate and more people moving into wilder areas is pushing more lives and

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Following the United States' recent midterm elections, the new Congress can financially support resilient infrastructure by creating State Future Funds, increasing pre-disaster mitigation funding, and implementing a disaster deductible. Policymakers should also strengthen federal building requirements and protect communities from toxic pollution.
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Mission

The Center for American Progress is dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through progressive ideas and action.

Center for American Progress LogoBuilding on the achievements of progressive pioneers such as Teddy Roosevelt and Martin Luther King, its work addresses 21st-century challenges such as energy, national security, economic growth and opportunity, immigration, education, and health care.

it develops new policy ideas, critique the policy that stems from conservative values, and challenge the media to cover the issues that truly matter and shape the national debate.

Founded in 2003 to provide long-term leadership and support to the progressive movement, CAP is headed by John D. Podesta and based in Washington, D.C. CAP opened a Los Angeles office in 2007.

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The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments (SFVC) online platform allows stakeholders to inform the public about their work on DRR. The SFVC online platform is a useful toolto know who is doing what and where for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, which could foster potential collaboration among stakeholders. All stakeholders (private sector, civil society organizations, academia, media, local governments, etc.) working on DRR can submit their commitments and report on their progress and deliverables.

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