2020 Resiliency Academy

Register Today for the Resiliency Academy

This series of four webinars hosted by Resilient Virginia will highlight some of the best resiliency planning tools available to help communities build capacity to maintain critical functionality and vitality in the face of severe disturbances and chronic stressors.

Communication Brief: July 1, 2020

Membership Donations to Virginia Food Banks

Resilient Virginia’s July 1 Communication Brief features Online Learning opportunities on resiliency topics from UVA, DMME, and others. Also — new reports and videos.

COVID, Climate Change, and Resilient Recovery

The world is facing an unprecedented convergence of crises as the COVID-19 pandemic is compounding existing health, economic and environmental problems. Experts are weighing in on what the pandemic can teach us about climate change and how we can use this crisis to learn, adapt, and come out more resilient on the other side. Below are links to timely articles and information.

Resilient Virginia News: June 2020

Resilient Virginia News – June 2020: COVID Brings Urgency to Climate Resiliency; Introducing Resilient Virginia’s New Website; Introductions and Thanks: 2020–2021 Board of Directors; Eat Local — COVID or Not; General Assembly Passes Landmark Bills; Report on Resiliency Proposals for the 2018 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code; Virginia’s Statewide Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy and Resilience; more.

2020 Virginia Legislative Recap

2020 Virginia Legislative Recap

Join USGBC’s Senior Policy Council, Liz Beardsley, the Executive Director of the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council, Chelsea Harnish, and Annette Osso, LEED AP, Managing Director, Resilient Virginia, for a policy re-cap from the 2020 session.

Communication Brief: April 21, 2020

EarthDay - COVID-19 - Resilience

The Resilient Virginia Communication Brief is a new service in 2020 for members and supporters. We will be sending you special communications about our events, as well as about other learning opportunities that are happening around the state and helpful links to resiliency resources.

Resilient Building Design: March 5, 2020

Resilient Building Design: March 5, 2020

Register Now for Resilient Building Design, a Presentation and Networking Event on March 5, 2020 in Roanoke, Virginia. Co-hosted by USGBC Virginia and Resilient Virginia.

Resilient Virginia News: January 2020

Detail: Food Production Challenges and Solutions

Resilient Virginia News – January 2020: 2010–2019: The Overheated Decade; Resilient Virginia’s 2020 Priorities; New Surveys Show Increased Understanding of Climate Crisis; Progress on Governor’s Executive Orders; State Legislature Takes on Clean Energy and Climate Resiliency; Food Production Challenges and Solutions; more.

Resilient Virginia News: October 2019

2019 Conference Presentations in the News

Plenary Videos from 2019 Resilient Virginia Conference; Highlights from the Virginia Clean Energy Summit; Resilience Funding Announcement; Introducing Resilient Virginia’s 2019–2020 Board of Directors; Reflections from Annual Sponsor Clark Nexsen; Report from Charlottesville; more.

Longtime Environmental Advocate Reflects on Virginia’s Path to 100% Clean Energy

Annette Osso

Annette Osso, now the managing director of Resilient Virginia, first delved into energy projects in the 1970s. Reprinted with permission from Energy News Network RICHMOND, Va. — Annette Osso had every intention of becoming an anthropologist after earning master’s and undergraduate degrees in the subject at George Washington University in the nation’s capital. But the […]

Resilient Virginia News: August 2019

Urban-Rural Interdependence

The Virginia Clean Energy Summit: 9/17; Resilient Virginia Conference: Sessions Reflect Rural/Urban Theme; Land and Natural Resource Use Loom Large for Climate Impact; Local Education on Electric Vehicles; events; more.