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Policy Brief: Climate Adaptation in the California Budget

Policy Brief: Climate Adaptation in the California Budget

California is a leader on climate resilience and adaptation efforts in the U.S. Yet translating adaptation policies into clear budget priorities can be a challenge. This Policy Brief provides a detailed analysis of the California budget for FY 2016-2017 with regard to adaptation and resilience spending, with an […]

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Four Twenty Seven Comments to the SEC

Four Twenty Seven Comments to the SEC

Comment Letter from Four Twenty Seven to Securities and Exchange Commission on Concept Release S7-06-16. (Download full letter here)   July 21, 2016 Dear Mr. Fields, I write on behalf of Four Twenty Seven, Inc., a climate risk analytics and market intelligence firm. We submit this letter […]

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What Brexit Means for Climate

What Brexit Means for Climate

Reposted from The Huffington Post, The Blog, view it on HuffPo HERE. BOTTOM LINE In the short run, Brexit means, at the very least, delays and complications in the process towards the ratification of the Paris Accord. The financial volatility caused by the referendum’s outcome could distract […]

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Insights in Resilience: International Adaptation

Insights in Resilience: International Adaptation

We asked our Director of Advisory Services Yoon Kim, about her work on international adaptation and for insights from her recent trip to the 2016 Adaptation Futures Conference in Rotterdam Netherlands. 1. Tell us about your work supporting the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) national adaptation […]

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Redefining Climate Risk

Redefining Climate Risk

Comment Letter from Four Twenty Seven to Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures. (Download full letter here) May 23, 2016 Dear Chairman Bloomberg, Four Twenty Seven, Inc., a climate resilience research and advisory firm, is pleased to submit this letter of comment for your consideration and to help […]

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Audio Blog: Hospital Climate Risk Assessment In Practice

In this audio recording from the 2016 NACCHO Preparedness Summit in Dallas, Texas Emilie discusses how our Resilient Hospital Dashboard can be used to help hospital administrators and public health officials make informed decisions about how to adapt to the impacts of climate change on human health […]

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Policy Brief: The Evolving Regulatory Landscape of Financial Climate Risk Disclosure

Policy Brief: The Evolving Regulatory Landscape of Financial Climate Risk Disclosure

This Four Twenty Seven Policy Brief provides a summary of key findings from the Task Force of Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Phase I Report and highlights issues of interest to reporters and users of financial disclosures within corporations from the financial and non-financial sector. What is the Task […]

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From Science to Action: Using Climate Science for Adaptation

From Science to Action: Using Climate Science for Adaptation

We have all heard about the doomsday climate change can bring. Rising seas, blistering heat waves, and epic storms are but small samples from the chronicle of destruction possible due to climate risk.  When considering the doomsday scenarios, questions arise about where, when, and how these changes […]

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Resilient Hospitals: Using Climate Data for Better Healthcare Planning

Resilient Hospitals: Using Climate Data for Better Healthcare Planning

A busy medical ward is the last place you want the lights to go out in the event of a hurricane, flood or extreme weather event. These are also the conditions that can drive surges of patients to emergency rooms for treatment at a rate that can […]

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Insights in Resilience: Climate Change and Human Health

Insights in Resilience: Climate Change and Human Health

The healthcare sector is often the first to witness the impacts of poor air quality, extreme weather patterns and other climate related hazards that impact the health of their community. From heat waves to floods and exposure to rapidly spreading vector borne illnesses like malaria, lyme disease and more […]

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