FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Highlights Opportunities for Building Community Climate Resilience across the Nation

 

finalresiliencereportOctober 31, 2016, Today the Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience released its “Resilience Opportunities” report, describing key Administration accomplishments and highlighting opportunities for Federal agencies and stakeholders to work together on a shared climate resilience agenda.

Today’s “Resilience Opportunities” report builds on lessons learned and outlines three major areas where opportunities exist for innovation, economic growth, and collaboration: through application of science-based data and tools, support for community resilience initiatives, and integration of climate resilience into Federal agency missions, operations, and culture. Click on the picture here to view the full report, “Opportunities to Enhance the Nation’s Resilience to Climate Change”.

One important component of this report addresses “Advancing and Applying Science-Based Information, Technology, and Tools to Address Climate Risk”, and features a Case Study of the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit and the Climate Explorer.

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The Climate Resilience Toolkit has made data and tools for climate-informed decision making easily accessible. From wildfire risk to sea level rise projections, the right information can facilitate successful planning, reduce costs, and save lives. Tools to manage sea level rise and flooding in coastal towns

Source: FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Highlights Opportunities for Building Community Climate Resilience across the Nation | whitehouse.gov

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