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Ahwahnee Water Principles

June 26, 2017

This factsheet from the Local Government Commission details how local governments can implement...

Guide Land Use and Community DevelopmentWater LocalRegional

Building Resilient States: Profiles in Action

June 26, 2017

Building Resilient States: Profiles in Action highlights local, regional, and statewide efforts to build more resilient communities...

Case Study Cross SectorBusiness ResiliencyEmergency ManagementLand Use and Community Development National

Climate Change and the Health of Children

February 3, 2017

This resource developed by the EPA lists the ways that climate change is expected to impact the health of children...

Report Public Health National

Climate Change and the Health of Occupational Groups

January 27, 2017

This resource developed by the EPA lists the ways that climate change is expected to impact the health of outdoor workers...

Report Cross SectorDroughtExtreme HeatFloodingPublic Health National

Climate Change and the Health of Older Adults

February 3, 2017

This resource developed by the EPA lists the ways that climate change is expected to impact the health of older adults...

Report Cross SectorDroughtExtreme HeatFloodingPublic Health National

Climate Change, Health, and Environmental Justice

February 3, 2017

This resource developed by the EPA lists the ways that climate change is expected to impact the health of environmental justice communities...

Report Cross SectorPublic HealthWater National

Data USA

February 14, 2017

Data USA compiles public Federal data into one location to help visualize socioeconomic trends...

Tool Cross Sector National

How Will Climate Change Affect My Health?

February 3, 2017

This resource developed by the EPA lists the ways that climate change is expected to impact the average individual....

Report Cross SectorPublic HealthWater National

Investing In Our Future: Taking Action for a Healthier Community

April 17, 2017

The CRC has developed a factsheet about the impacts of climate change on health – particularly for vulnerable populations – and strategies to create healthier communities.

Guide Cross SectorAgricultureDroughtEquity and Climate JusticeExtreme HeatLand Use and Community DevelopmentPublic Health Capital Region

Naturally Resilient Communities

June 26, 2017

Naturally Resilient Communities features 30 nature-based solutions, including floodplain restoration, green roofs, and...

Case StudyGuide Biodiversity and HabitatForestryWater LocalRegional

Opportunities for Equitable Adaptation in Cities

June 26, 2017

This report summarizes the proceedings, synthesizes comments and reflections of participants, and provides examples of...

Report Communications and EngagementEquity and Climate JusticeLand Use and Community Development National

Water and Fire: Impacts of Climate Change

June 26, 2017

The Institute on Science for Global Policy in partnership with Sacramento State hosted the...

Report Cross SectorCommunications and EngagementWaterWildfire Capital Region

Confronting poverty and climate change: a case study from Cleveland

August 24, 2016

The city of Cleveland—which faces staggering rates of poverty rivaled only by Detroit—has developed a strong focus on initiatives that address...

Case StudyReport AgricultureBiodiversity and HabitatEquity and Climate JusticeLand Use and Community DevelopmentPublic Health Local

EPA’s EJSCREEN helps identify environmental justice communities

August 24, 2016

EJSCREEN, an environmental justice screening and mapping tool, uses high resolution maps combined with demographic and environmental data...

Tool DroughtEnergyEquity and Climate JusticeExtreme HeatFloodingLand Use and Community DevelopmentPublic HealthTransportationWaterWildfire National

Resilient Hospital Dashboard

August 24, 2016

Developed by 427 Climate Solutions and Healthcare without Harm, the Resilient Hospital Dashboard is an interactive platform that enables healthcare...

Tool Cross SectorCommunications and EngagementEmergency ManagementEquity and Climate JusticePublic Health

California Health Disadvantage Index

August 24, 2016

The Public Health Alliance has developed a composite index to identify cumulative health disadvantage in California. The purpose of this Health...

Tool Cross SectorCommunications and EngagementEmergency ManagementEquity and Climate JusticePublic Health

Delta Cities Network: Adaptation strategies from Rotterdam

August 24, 2016

Already well prepared for climate change, the coastal river delta city of Rotterdam is now sharing its expertise and best practices with cities...

Case Study FloodingLand Use and Community DevelopmentWater International

EPA: Flood Resiliency Tool for local Communities

August 24, 2016

After Vermont suffered severe floods in 2011, state agencies and local communities worked with EPA and FEMA to identify smart growth strategies that...

ReportTool Emergency ManagementFloodingWater National

Building the case for green infrastructure to increase business resilience

August 24, 2016

Experts from Dow, Shell, Swiss Re, and Unilever, working with The Nature Conservancy, evaluated business case studies and developed a white paper...

Case StudyReport Cross SectorBiodiversity and HabitatBusiness ResiliencyEnergyLand Use and Community DevelopmentTransportationWater

EPA’s Energy Star Home Advisor

August 24, 2016

The Energy Star Home Advisor will help Americans save energy and money by improving home energy efficiency...

Tool Energy Local

USDA: Fire Recovery Assistance Resources

August 24, 2016

Multiple agencies in the USDA provide financial and/or technical assistance to help farmers, ranchers, and rural landowners recover from natural...

Guide AgricultureBusiness ResiliencyEmergency ManagementForestryUrban Rural ConnectionWildfire

Climate Outreach: Research-based communication strategies

August 24, 2016

This UK-based organization produces world-leading advice and practical tools based on rigorous, real-world social research to help support...

GuidePresentation / RecordingReport Communications and EngagementPublic Health

Case studies from EPA’s Greening America’s Capitals Program

August 24, 2016

This EPA program provides design assistance to help state capitals develop an implementable vision of environmentally friendly neighborhoods that...

Guide Cross SectorLand Use and Community DevelopmentPublic HealthTransportationWater State

Lessons learned from rebuilding New Orleans

August 24, 2016

This case study of post-Katrina rebuilding efforts in New Orleans offers valuable lessons for all communities seeking to rebuild more resiliently...

Case Study Emergency ManagementEquity and Climate JusticeFloodingPublic HealthWater Local

Case studies in building community resilience in the U.S. and China

August 24, 2016

Explore how sub-national jurisdictions in the US and China are taking action to build resilience to climate change in this series of case studies produced by...

Case Study DroughtEmergency ManagementExtreme HeatFloodingLand Use and Community DevelopmentTransportationWater LocalInternational

Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN)

August 24, 2016

This practitioner network aims to spur and scale innovations in urban sustainability by collaboratively developing policies, practices, tools, programs, performance...

GuideReport Business ResiliencyCommunications and EngagementEnergyLand Use and Community DevelopmentTransportation International

NIST Community Resilience Planning Guide

August 24, 2016

The NIST Community Resilience Planning Guide for Buildings and Infrastructure Systems (Guide) provides a practical and flexible approach to help communities improve...

Guide Cross SectorBusiness ResiliencyLand Use and Community Development

C40: City Climate Hazard Taxonomy Tool

August 24, 2016

This tool will establish a clear and concise lexicon of the climate hazards that cities face today, and how those hazards may change in the future...

Tool Cross SectorBusiness ResiliencyDroughtExtreme HeatFloodingPublic HealthWildfire Local

C40: Good Practice Guides for Cities Tackling Climate Change

August 24, 2016

With 100 real-world case studies taken from cities of every size, geography, and developmental stage around the world, C40’s Good Practice Guides offer...

GuideTool EnergyLand Use and Community DevelopmentPublic HealthTransportationWater

EPA: Local Government Climate Adaptation Training

August 24, 2016

This new online training module will help local government officials take actions to increase their communities’ resilience to a changing climate...

Tool Cross SectorBusiness ResiliencyDroughtFloodingPublic HealthWaterWildfire Local

Climate Change Indicators: An annotated bibliography with an emphasis on California

August 24, 2016

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment monitors scientific research and publications on climate change and created this annotated bibliography of research published from 2010 to 2013, with some major reports from 2014...

Case StudyGuideReport Cross SectorAgricultureDroughtExtreme HeatFloodingPublic Health State

California Office of Emergency Services: MyHazards

August 24, 2016

MyHazards is a tool for the general public to discover hazards in their area (earthquake, flood, fire, and tsunami) and learn steps to reduce personal risk...

Tool Business ResiliencyCommunications and EngagementEmergency ManagementFloodingWildfire LocalRegionalState

California Emergency Management Agency: MyPlan

August 24, 2016

MyPlan is a map service designed to be a simple interface to California natural hazard data products produced by the California Natural Resources Agency departments and other government agencies...

Tool Biodiversity and HabitatEmergency ManagementPublic Health LocalRegional

California Local Energy Assurance Planning (CaLEAP) Tool

August 24, 2016

This California Energy Commission-sponsored project assists local governments with preparing Energy Assurance Plans to ensure that key assets are resilient to disaster events that impact energy...

Tool DroughtEnergyExtreme HeatFlooding Local

Safeguarding California: Implementation Action Plans

August 24, 2016

The Natural Resources Agency released a final plan for how California will prepare for the extreme effects of climate change, including increasingly extreme weather and sea level rise...

Report Cross SectorDroughtExtreme HeatFloodingWaterWildfire State

Cal-Adapt

August 24, 2016

This web-based climate adaptation planning tool identifies projected climate change impacts at the local level in California...

Tool Cross Sector LocalState

California Adaptation Planning Guide

August 24, 2016

The Adaptation Planning Guide provides a step-by-step process for local and regional governments interested in climate vulnerability assessment and adaptation strategy development...

Guide Cross SectorLand Use and Community Development LocalRegional

Planning for a More Resilient Future: A Guide to Regional Approaches

August 24, 2016

This report summarizes the rapidly growing body of research on resilience, describing the main ideas that are driving policy and practice across the country and examining current...

Guide Cross SectorBiodiversity and HabitatBusiness ResiliencyEmergency ManagementLand Use and Community Development Regional

Climate Resilience Framework: Training Materials

August 24, 2016

The ISET Climate Resilience Framework (CRF) is an analytical, systems-based approach to building resilience to climate change in urban areas...

Case StudyGuideReportTool DroughtExtreme HeatFloodingLand Use and Community Development

Climate Adaptation Support Tool

August 24, 2016

Created by the European Commission, this tool can help all jurisdictions with a step-by-step guide through all stages of the climate adaptation process...

Case StudyGuideReportTool Cross Sector

White House’s Climate Change Data Hub

August 24, 2016

The website brings together the enormous amount of data at various federal agencies and make it more accessible to communities, researchers, and industries...

Tool Cross SectorAgricultureBiodiversity and HabitatDroughtEnergyFloodingPublic HealthTransportationWater State

U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit

August 24, 2016

Part of President Obama’s plan to assist local communities with climate planning, the Toolkit consolidates a wide range of resources and interactive tools from across federal agencies in one portal that’s designed...

Case StudyTool Cross Sector National