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Urban-Rural Interdependence

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.

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Costs of Doing Nothing: Economic Consequences of Not Adapting to Sea Level Rise in the Hampton Roads Region

Costs of Doing NothingRecent studies have pointed out the economic costs of rising temperatures, increased sea levels, and extreme weather events — all factors associated with climate change impact in the Southeast United States. Costs of Doing Nothing: Economic Consequences of Not Adapting to Sea Level Rise in the Hampton Roads Region narrows down the data to the Hampton Roads area. This report looks at several scenarios for sea level rise and the economic consequences.

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2017 Resilient Virginia Conference

Presentations from the 2017 Resilient Virginia Conference are now available. Listen to the Plenary Sessions, or view presentations on Food Security, Community Resiliency Planning, Tools for Sea Level Rise, and much more.

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Norfolk’s Resilience Strategy

Norfolk's Resiliency StrategyThe city of Norfolk, as a 100 Resilient Cities grantee, developed a Resilience Strategy that was published in October 2015. The stated goal of the plan is to reduce risks as well as embrace new ways of thinking and thriving in conditions that require continuous innovation. The full plan is available online.

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  • National Climate Assessment: Southeast Chapter Evening Engagement Workshop
    Date: January 31, 2022
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    To inform development of the fifth National Climate Assessment, USGCRP and the author teams will be hosting a series of virtual public engagement workshops in January and February 2022. The purpose of the public engagement…

  • National Climate Assessment: Southeast Chapter Daytime Engagement Workshop
    Date: February 1, 2022
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    To inform development of the fifth National Climate Assessment, USGCRP and the author teams will be hosting a series of virtual public engagement workshops in January and February 2022. The purpose of the public engagement…

  • Showcasing Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation - Session 7: Climate Warming and Impacts to Staff and Assets
    Date: February 3, 2022
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    Analyzes the impact of extreme temperature events on personnel and critical water utility physical infrastructure assets.

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  • White House Rural Stakeholder Call
    Date: February 3, 2022
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Latest News & Resources

Resilient Virginia News: January 2022

Resilient Virginia News – Jan. 2022: Virginia Communities Deserve a Better Future; Jonah Fogel Joins Resilient Virginia’s Board of Directors; Spring Resiliency Academy – Save the Dates; Resilient Virginia – 2021 By The Numbers; The State of Climate and Resiliency Policy in Virginia; Shawn Talmadge Appointed New VDEM State Coordinator; National Climate Adaptation and Resilience Strategy Act; Regional Resilience Toolkit; Flood Resilience Checklist

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The State of Climate and Resiliency Policy in Virginia

Virginia has made great strides over the last few years toward becoming a more resilient place to live, work and raise a family. In 2020 and 2021, significant state-level progress was made in the areas of coastal resiliency, flood preparedness, and building and infrastructure design.

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