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Building Resiliency in Response to Sea Level Rise and Recurrent Flooding: Comprehensive Planning in Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads, where sea level rise and recurrent flooding increasingly threaten to disrupt economic vitality and daily activities, is planning actions to adapt to these threats, according to this article by Joshua G. Behr, Rafael Diaz and Molly Mitchell, experts on tidal and other flooding issues.MORE

Clean Power Plan

New EPA rules limit greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. The Cooper Center is working to help Virginia craft an efficient policy for implementing these rules.

Richmond Times Dispatch quotes Bill Shobe on the new rules.

The Center for Economic and Policy Studies has reviewed some of the early estimates of the cost of complying with the Clean Power Plan. You will find them here.


Racial Dot Map

This new interactive map plots a dot for every person in the United States, color-coded by race and ethnicity.

Read more on the Demographics Research Group website.