Charlottesville Community Engagement’s Sean Tubbs covers the first day of the 2021 Resilient Virginia Conference.
Investing in projects and initiatives in four critical sectors — transportation, buildings, energy, and water — are key to both working on mitigation strategies and building resilience as communities face increased challenges from sea level rise, extreme storm events, and rising temperatures.
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Given the climate emergency we are facing, there is a need for bold action to build resilience in marginalized communities across our country. These communities are the most vulnerable to effects of climate change. Local, state, and federal governments are taking sweeping steps to address environmental inequities and strengthen these communities.
On August 10th, the Senate passed the Bipartisan Investment and Jobs Act – a comprehensive infrastructure package that will help us maintain our roads, bridges, rail systems, and other critical infrastructure.
Resilient Virginia is pleased to announce that Virginia Governor Ralph Northam will provide Opening Remarks at our Morning Plenary Session on August 25 (9:00-10:00 AM), as part of the virtual 2021 Resilient Virginia Conference, taking place August 25-27, 2021.
Cities around the world are hubs of economic activity and are attracting millions of global citizens each year. Cities produce 70% of economic activity today and by 2050, we expect 70% of global residents to be urban dwellers. Building resilience in these population centers across the globe will be critical to secure a prosperous future.
Reenergize Southwest Virginia is a brand-new effort to help the coalfields regions at a time when major moves away from coal energy production is occurring across the nation.
Come hear the latest on President Biden’s plans to build resiliency in America. Krystal Laymon, an expert on climate, resiliency, and energy policy, joins the opening Plenary at our 2021 Conference from the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
Resiliency Academy webinars highlight some of the best resiliency planning, program, and funding tools available to help communities build capacity. In our Spring 2021 series, we’ll present several options for communities to explore to help finance these initiatives.
“Resilience” has become a recurring theme, not only in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also in the way that we tackle climate change and sustainable development, points out recent XMNR alum Garrett Davidson in his post about Resilient Virginia.
Watch our 2020 Annual Meeting webinar, “Resilient Recovery: Moving Toward a Clean, Healthy, and Equitable Economy.”
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 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.
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 […]
Architectural designer Mert Kansu reviews the 2019 Resilient Virginia Conference for World Architecture Community.