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Resilience and Competitive Economic Advantage

Do state and local governments have a plan to cope with recurrent flooding that will likely only get worse in time? How resilient is the region — not just one particular jurisdiction but, given the connectedness of transportation arteries and commuter flows — the entire region?

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Georgetown Climate Center

logo-georgetown_climate_centerThe nonpartisan Georgetown Climate Center seeks to advance effective climate, energy, and transportation policies in the United States—policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help communities adapt to climate change. The Center also seeks to ensure that national climate and energy policy is informed by lessons from existing state efforts and that national policies maintain an ongoing role for state innovation and implementation.

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Green Building and Climate Resilience: Understanding Impacts and Preparing for Changing Conditions

pubart-greenbuilding-climateresislienceThis report from the University of Michigan and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) includes regional impact information and building adaptation strategy. For the Southeast U.S. these include: sea-level rise; increased heat-related stresses for people, plants and animals; decreased water availability; and increased damage from higher intensity hurricanes and storm surges.

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Don't miss the 3rd Spring Resiliency Academy - June 17 - Funding for Economic Recovery, Jobs and Justice. Federal and state economic development funding highlighted. Speakers include Carl Knoblock, District Director, SBA-VA, and GoVirginia speakers. Register at https://bit.ly/2RbYcsc. Spring 2021 Resiliency Academy Webinars are free to members of Resilient Virginia. ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to COVID-19, please check listings for cancellations.
  • Global Launch: Zero Carbon Building Accelerator
    Date: June 22, 2021
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    In this launch webinar, global thought leaders will speak about the urgent challenges inherent in building sector decarbonization and what kind of business and planning models can help us overcome these challenges. How do…

  • Food Systems at Risk: Why Transformative Adaptation is Needed for Long-Term Food Security
    Date: June 23, 2021
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    At this event, WRI experts will present findings and recommendations from a new World Resources Institute report “Food Systems at Risk: Transformative Adaptation for Long-Term Food Security.” The report’s authors will show how…

  • Equity & Workforce Development in the Clean Economy
    Date: June 23, 2021
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    Please join E2 for a national webinar discussion on access to clean energy job training. Before the pandemic, clean energy jobs were one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, and will be…

  • Leaders in Energy Circular Economy Working Group Meeting
    Date: June 23, 2021
    Location: Webinar

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    From the Leader's in Energy website: "Join us for our Circular Economy Working Group meetings which are held on…

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Resiliency Academy

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.

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