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Alex Brown

Alex Brown is the technical editor for

States beg insurers not to drop climate-threatened homes

Property insurance companies say they’re taking losses amid escalating disasters.


Lawmakers hope to use this emerging climate science to charge oil companies for disasters

Under their proposals, state agencies would use computer models to tally up the damages caused by climate change and identify the companies responsible. Then, they would send each company a bill for its portion of the destruction.

Digital Government

How mobile solutions can help agencies improve operations during the pandemic

The challenges posed by COVID-19 present the perfect opportunity to adopt mobile-based automated data collection and analysis tools.