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Browse the Resilient Virginia Newsletter Archives for news and information on resiliency activities throughout the state.

Resilient Virginia News: June 2018

Resilient Virginia: Priorities and Approaches in the Next Four Years; Resiliency Explained: Interview of Annette Osso, Managing Director, Resilient Virginia by Virginia Delegate Ken Plum; Global Cooperation for a Better World: Taking Action at the City and Local Level; USGBC Virginia and Resilient Virginia Offer Resiliency Education Series; GoGreen Virginia: Your Local Government’s Guidepost to Sustainability and Resiliency; Resilience Events Calendar

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Resilient Virginia News: March 2018

Sea Level Rise Preparedness: An Intergovernmental Pilot Project as a Blueprint for Community Resiliency; Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming; KidWind Challenges: The Best Program You’ve Probably Never Heard Of!; Don’t Just Talk About Backup Power from Your Electric Car — Make It Happen!; more.

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Resilient Virginia News: November 2017

In the November 2017 Resilient Virginia Newsletter: 2017 National Climate Assessment, COP 23, and Stateside Commitments; New Videos: You’ll Want to See These Microgrid Presentations; The Urgency of Now: A Timely Event Honoring Cross-Generational Sustainability; more.

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Resilient Virginia News: October 2017

In the October 2017 Resilient Virginia Newsletter: Improving Resiliency Through Microgrids and Storage Solutions: October 19; Virginia’s Clean Power Plan; USGBC to Explore Resiliency at GreenBuild 2017; Resilient Virginia Conference Resources Available; Resilient Events Calendar; more.

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Resilient Virginia News: August 2017

In the August 2017 Resilient Virginia Newsletter: 2017 PrepareAthon This Weekend at Science Museum of Virginia; Governor McAuliffe’s Remarks at the 2017 Resilient Virginia Conference; Resilient Events Calendar; more.

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  • Water Rising: Equitable Approaches to Urban Flooding
    Date: August 11, 2020
    Location: Online webinar

    From localized flood events to extreme storms, hurricanes, andrising sea levels, floodwaters are rising around the nation. Water knows nojurisdictional boundaries, but flooding impacts often do. Historical injusticesand a lack of infrastructure investment have…

  • Clean Energy Virginia Webinar 4: Utility Scale Solar, Onshore Wind
    Date: August 12, 2020
    Location: https://covaconf.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=covaconf&service=6&rnd=0.5663398969852965&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fcovaconf.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b0000000469f088eaa08d4c8b83e0b00866f8415efde2025dffa03baf38896a6e9f20cbfd%26siteurl%3Dcovaconf%26confViewID%3D165033260632518387%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAQK9MJBL1hMqFjKfzzyHIdkD1C0fhSf_wF26PfMR38txQ2%26

    This webinar is hosted by Governor Northam's office and the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME). Presenters will provide an overview of the goals and objectives of the Virginia Clean Economy Act (VCEA)…

  • Climate change is bad for your health: University of Maryland Climate and Sustainability Webinars, 2020
    Date: August 12, 2020
    Location: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcsf-CgrzwsGtIflZMd3qJ8dZ0k94bssm_B

    Increasing summer heat (and winter cold in some areas), more severe flooding from storms and more frequent tidal flooding are health hazards. Learn how to protect yourself and your family and how the social…

  • TransitionTown Fairfax
    Date: August 12, 2020
    Location: Green Acres Community Center 4401 Sideburn Road. Fairfax, VA

    Monthly meeting. Contact: Judy Fraser

Latest News & Resources

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.

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