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Design decisions for buildings and communities are critical to efforts to increase local and regional resiliency. Building designers — of residential, institutional, and commercial structures — should strive to incorporate passive and active survivability concepts into new and renovated structures.

Community planners and developers need to incorporate concepts that increase the capacity to maintain transportation flow, strategies to handle water management, and infrastructure approaches that will withstand a variety of risks.

2022 IPCC

2022 IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s official website provides reports, information on its working groups, activities, news, and updated calendar.

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Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise Preparedness and Resilience Intergovernmental Pilot Project

Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise Preparedness and Resilience Intergovernmental Pilot Project

After two years, the Hampton Roads Sea level Rise and Resilience Intergovernmental Planning Pilot Project (Intergovernmental Pilot Project or IPP), convened at Old Dominion University, has come to a successful close. The key deliverables include a whole of government mitigation and adaptation planning process and an integrated regional recommendation, both which can serve as a template for other regions.

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Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change

Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change

The White House Council on Environmental Quality sponsored a November webinar reviewing Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change, a Resilience Opportunities Report from the Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. This report discusses the steps that the Obama administration has taken to address resiliency building initiatives and outlines key opportunities for advancing climate resilience moving forward.

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2022 IPCC

2022 IPCC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s official website provides reports, information on its working groups, activities, news, and updated calendar.

Read More »
Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise Preparedness and Resilience Intergovernmental Pilot Project

Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise Preparedness and Resilience Intergovernmental Pilot Project

After two years, the Hampton Roads Sea level Rise and Resilience Intergovernmental Planning Pilot Project (Intergovernmental Pilot Project or IPP), convened at Old Dominion University, has come to a successful close. The key deliverables include a whole of government mitigation and adaptation planning process and an integrated regional recommendation, both which can serve as a template for other regions.

Read More »
Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change

Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change

The White House Council on Environmental Quality sponsored a November webinar reviewing Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change, a Resilience Opportunities Report from the Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. This report discusses the steps that the Obama administration has taken to address resiliency building initiatives and outlines key opportunities for advancing climate resilience moving forward.

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