Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool (RAFT)
The Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool (RAFT) is a collaborative, community-driven process and full-service tool developed to help Virginia’s coastal localities improve resilience to flooding and other coastal storm hazards while remaining economically and socially viable.
Study on Resilient Infrastructure Recommendations Informs Real-World Implementation
As climate change continues to drive sea level rise, many coastal regions are adopting new standards to create resilient infrastructure.
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: January 2020
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: 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.
2019 Resilient Virginia Conference
Resources from Resilient Virginia’s 2019 Conference, including event presentations and plenary sessions videos, are now available.
Rural Resiliency — First Steps Taken with Resiliency Forum
By Sean Tubbs, Guest Contributor As both average temperatures and rainfall counts continue to climb, government agencies, businesses and other organizations are seeking ways to
Rural Resiliency Forum 2018
Resilient Virginia’s Rural Resiliency Forum was held October 23, 2018 at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton, Virginia. Presentations from this event are now available.
PrepareAthon at Science Museum of Virginia August 25
Join the Science Museum of Virginia on August 25, 2018 for PrepareAthon, a free festival that teaches the community how to be more resilient when disaster strikes.