The state’s energy supply chain was unable to withstand the sustained low temperatures, as generation resources were strained due to cold weather tripping units, natural gas supply curtailments, and wind power generation outages.
March 27, 2023
President Biden stopped short of declaring a national emergency for climate change in his most recent executive actions. But he may still do so in the future, and some of his advisors have indicated that he will do so, although it is unclear if this is still in play with the recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. Indeed, the passage of this landmark legislation is a welcome reprieve from executive actions that are limited, challengeable, and reversible as the political
August 22, 2022
Testimony to the House of Representatives Committee on Rules’ Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process for the Hearing: Using Budget
January 19, 2022
On each anniversary of the tragedy which struck humanity on 9/11/01 we take a moment to reflect on those lives
September 10, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of coordinated responses among emergency management and other stakeholders to implement an effective strategy for handling a long and complex disaster.
May 12, 2021
This pandemic, so pervasive it seems dreamed up in Hollywood, can lead to a feeling of helplessness as we sit at home doing our best to practice social distancing. If you are feeling like you want to do something to help, you are not alone.
November 11, 2020
The avoidable death count from COVID-19 continues to rise. Using simple comparative mortality rates we have expanded the prior national comparative study to look at how we can also estimate the number of lives
October 30, 2020