After the Storm: The Hidden Health Risks of Flooding in a Warming World

Resource Author: Union of Concerned Scientists

This article discusses the health hazards and risks associated with extreme precipitation and flooding and what can be done to protect families at risk. 
Union of Concerned Scientists created a toolkit to help members and their local communities take action against threatening environmental issues in the current political climate. WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOOK: The guide urges scientist and communities to engage with local decision makers to protect public health and the environment. UCS’ network is comprised of 20,000...
The Union of Concerned Scientists and Consumers Union commissioned a survey to evaluate consumers’ common barriers such as affordability and infrastructure by identifying policies to promote the uses of plug-in electric vehicle ownership for personal transportation.   
A fact sheet outlining how policy makers can employ renewable power and energy efficiency to reduce CO2 emissions from power plants.
An infographic that illustrates how rising temperatures are increasing wildfire risk throughout the Western United States.
An infographic that shows how sea level is rising at an accelerating rate, especially along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico.