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US Climate Resilience Toolkit



The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit is a website designed to help people find and use tools, information, and subject matter expertise to build climate resilience. The Toolkit offers information from all across the U.S. federal government in one easy-to-use location.


Benefits & Problems Addressed

Comprehensive compendium of tools: The site gathers resources from numerous federal agencies covering a span of topics

Resilience: The information helps address a range of climate approaches to help prepare and adapt for events (not just respond).


Tips & Techniques

The Framework:  The framework consists of five elements: (1) Explore hazards, (2) Assess vulnerability & risk, (3) Investigate Options, (4) Prioritize & Plan, (5) Take action

Topics: Topics include (1) The built environment, (2) Coasts, (3) Ecosystems, (4) Energy, (5) Food, (6)Health, (7) Marine, (8) Transportation, (9) Tribal, and (10) Water

Links:  The site has links to experts, reports and training classes in the United States.

Other components:  Funding, Climate explorer, News, FAQs, and Glossary


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US Climate Resilience Toolkit