News from Resilient Virginia

  • Resilient Virginia News: October 2019

    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.

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  • Reflections on Sea Level Rise and Climate-Induced Migration

    Resilient Virginia invites Annual Sponsors to write guest articles for the newsletter and website. We thank Clark Nexsen, a Community Leader Annual Sponsor, for giving permission to reprint an article by Graduate Fellow, Zane Havens.

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

    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 power of the very first Earth Day proved to be more of a lure. Instead of digging into the intricacies of human culture, she opted to shape the future of clean energy in Virginia — and ... Read more…

  • Resilient Virginia News: August 2019

    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.

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  • Virginia Clean Energy Summit

    The inaugural Virginia Clean Energy Summit is set for Tuesday, September 17 at the Richmond Convention Center. Clean energy technologies, policies, and business practices that are transforming Virginia’s energy landscape — today — will be demonstrated and discussed.

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  • 2019 Resilient Virginia Conference

    Resilient Virginia invites you to the 2019 Resilient Virginia Conference on July 18–19 at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • Resilient Virginia Is Involved With These Spring Events

    Resilient Virginia Is Involved With These Spring Events: Building Sustainability Conference, April 25, 2019; and the Arlington Home Show and Resiliency Workshop, April 27, 2019.

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  • Resilient Virginia News: March 2019

    Climate Is Making News (Still) — Americans Weigh In; Distributed Solar Continues to Make Headway; Climate Goals Get Going in Central Virginia; Virginia General Assembly 2019 Outcomes; Resilient Virginia Board and Advisory Committee; events; more.

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  • Resilient Virginia 2018-2019 Board of Directors

    OFFICERS

    Andrew V. “Andy” Sorrell,​ the Chairman of the Resilient Virginia Board of Directors, grew up in the suburbs of Richmond but found his true home in rural Virginia after college. He studied environmental planning and public administration at Virginia Tech and proceeded to work for several rural Virginia local governments as a county planner managing governmental programs and solving problems for the public and local officials. From 2013 until early 2018, Andy managed the Commonwealth’s Office of Farmland Preservation at the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, where he ... Read more…

  • Resilient Virginia News: December 2018

    A Thank You to Members and Annual Sponsors; USGBC Virginia and Resilient Virginia Host 4th Presentation; The National Climate Assessment & Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Reports; Governor Northam Ramps Up Resiliency Initiatives; Rural Resiliency — First Steps Taken at Resiliency Forum; Utilities of the Future — Expert Speakers’ Presentations Now Live!; events; more.

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