Climate Risk: The Ultimate Threat Multiplier for Sustainable Development

By Alan Miller & Stacy Swann Odds are, wherever you live, your climate is changing.  It may be hotter and drier, with more drought and wildfires, or you may be experiencing more severe storms and extreme rainfall.  You may notice it, or you may not, but the folks at NASA are keeping track, and August was another record breaker. Our ability to create a sustainable, poverty-free future – as envisioned by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals – depends on understanding how these changes will affect the essentials that we all rely on: water, food, energy, and infrastructure. It depends on [...]