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U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, gave farewell remarks today, as she steps down to assume her new role as president of the University of California multi-school system.
A section of her remarks took the form of an open letter to her successor, where she laid out the challenges and opportunities that the next Secretary will likely face. Part of that open letter included an emphasis on the risks of climate change. (more…)
Janet Napolitano, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009-2013, has just stepped down to assume the presidency of the University of California multi-school system. During her tenure as Secretary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) advanced attention to the real security risks of a changing climate. As she stated last summer: (more…)
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which is a key part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is currently holding a National Preparedness Symposium which “includes stakeholders across all areas and levels of emergency management, discussing how to increase emergency preparedness in a way that builds community resiliency.” (more…)