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Resilient Arlington: Building Awareness for Local Resiliency Planning

Resilient ArlingtonResilient Arlington, a local project of Resilient Virginia, is working with area businesses and community representatives from Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment, Sierra Club, Arlington Green, as well as numerous community volunteers. We also have engaged the participation of Arlington County Office of Emergency Management.

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The Celestia Project: Vision for the Future

Celestia ProjectEarth Day 2015 is just around the corner, and this year Resilient Virginia shares an inspirational vision of the future through our exclusive sneak peak of the ebook on The Celestia Project, which will be unveiled officially by Green Builder magazine on this Earth Day.

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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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  • The State of Green Business 2021
    Date: January 25, 2021
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    Following the challenging, turbulent year that was 2020, what is the state of sustainable business in 2021? Join us for the release of the 14th annual edition of State of Green Business, GreenBiz Group’s award-winning…

  • Smart Growth America's Equity Summit
    Date: January 26, 2021
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    This January we are convening an exciting group of experts, practitioners and policymakers for a free three-day virtual summit where we'll be discussing how to elevate improving racial equity in smart growth work. Join…

  • Applying New Data from NREL’s State and Local Planning for Energy (SLOPE) Platform
    Date: January 27, 2021
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    This webinar, hosted by the Clean Energy States Alliance, will explore the newly updated More details...

  • Food and Justice in Virginia
    Date: January 27, 2021
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    via Zoom - Registration required

    The story of food and agriculture in Virginia is inseparable from the story of equity and justice in America. This panel will address several ongoing…

Latest News & Resources

Resilient Virginia News: December 2020

Resilient Virginia News – Dec. 2020: Retrospective on 2020; Looking Ahead to 2021; Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Plan Announced; Virginia Coastal Policy Center’s Fall Webinar Series 2020; Virginia Clean Energy Summit and the Path to Decarbonization; Local Resiliency Actions Around the State; National Economic Transition Platform Supports Exit From Coal-Driven Economies; more.

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Resilient Virginia News: September 2020

Resilient Virginia News – Sept. 2020: Resilient Academy Webinar Series; Annual Meeting Recap; Annette Osso Receives Award; Local Resiliency Actions Around the State; New Congressional Climate Resilience Reports; Proposed Federal Legislation Supports Resiliency; more.

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2020 Resiliency Academy

This series of four webinars hosted by Resilient Virginia will highlight some of the best resiliency planning tools available to help communities build capacity to maintain critical functionality and vitality in the face of severe disturbances and chronic stressors.

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