GAO Sees No ‘Measurable Progress’ On Curbing Federal Climate Risks

March 2, 2021
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is again tagging the federal government’s fiscal exposure to climate change risks as a “high risk” area requiring top-level attention from Congress and the executive branch, finding in a new report that officials have made no “measurable progress” in reducing the risk. While the finding, in a March 2 report , largely reiterates past concerns, it provides fresh support for the Biden administration’s “whole-of-government” approach for prioritizing the issue and its effort to make infrastructure...

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