Resilience Solutions

Even as we work to avoid worse impacts in the future, the public and private sectors must act now to strengthen our resilience to the unavoidable impacts of warming that’s already underway.

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Weathering the Next Storm: A Closer Look at Business Resilience, Executive Summary

Increased extreme weather and climate-related impacts are imposing significant costs on society and on companies. While businesses are increasingly taking steps to assess risks and prepare for future climate changes, many companies face internal and external challenges that hinder efforts …

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Framework for Engaging Small- and Medium-sized Businesses in Maryland on Climate Resilience

Many small businesses are not aware of the risks they face from changing climate conditions, and may not have plans in place to respond and recover from weather events. This issue is especially important in Maryland, where small businesses—defined as …

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Turning disaster into an opportunity for flood resilience
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American Mayors and Businesses: Building Partnerships for a Low-Carbon Future

The summary case studies contained in this document are meant to illustrate how cities can partner to achieve their clean energy goals. Whether it is Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonazales’ Verde Fund, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s Climate Positive …

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Mayors Leading the Way on Climate: How Cities Large and Small are Taking Action

Mayors across the country are taking action to address these real climate change threats by committing to reduce carbon emissions. A nationwide survey by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions as part of …

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Harvey’s lessons for flood insurance and resilience
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A year after a devastating flood, lessons in building resilience
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Helping small businesses become more resilient
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Cities and businesses can make more resilient communities by working together
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Microgrids: Building tomorrow’s resilient, efficient, low-emissions electricity system