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Campus-Community Resilience Charrette

Climate Action Guidance

California State University, Long Beach organized and facilitated a campus-community Resilience Charrette in 2018, based on the Community Resilience Building workshop format. This report outlines the process and summary of […]

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Climate Resilience Background

Climate Action Guidance

This resource details general background about climate resilience. Second Nature defines resilience as the ability of a system or community to survive disruption and to anticipate, adapt, and flourish in […]

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Resilience Prioritization Quadrant

Climate Action Guidance

This quadrant is a tool to help higher education institutions organize potential activities to increase resilience. It can help institutions decide what resilience initiatives to include in a new or […]

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Additional Resilience Tools and Resources

Climate Action Guidance

<<Back to Resilience Home This page contains a list of tools and resources to aid institutions in leading resilience workshops and creating plans to increase their own resilience.   Campus […]

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Engaging Stakeholders

Climate Action Guidance

This resource contains information on engaging stakeholders during the resilience assessment and planning process. Stakeholders from the campus and the surrounding community are essential to the establishment and maintenance of […]

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Indicators of Resilience

Climate Action Guidance

A core component of completing a Resilience Assessment is identifying initial indicators to assess resilience and measure progress over time. Indicators are features or characteristics of the campus and/or community […]

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Strengths, Assets, and Vulnerabilities

Climate Action Guidance

This resource contains information on identifying an institution’s strengths, assets, and vulnerabilities as part of the resilience assessment and planning process. Second Nature recommends beginning the resilience assessment by identifying […]

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Future Scenario Visioning

Climate Action Guidance

Envisioning future scenarios can aid campuses in identifying common ground between various stakeholders and creating a positive vision of the future. This can be an important part of completing a […]

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Completing a Resilience Assessment

Climate Action Guidance

<<Back to Resilience Home What is the Campus-Community Resilience Assessment? The resilience assessment is meant to provide a baseline of current resilience activities on campus and in the community, develop […]

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Sample City and Campus Resilience Plans

Climate Action Guidance

<<Back to Planning for Resilience Campus Resilience Plans The following campuses have completed exemplary plans to increase their ability to adapt to climate change. Campuses in the midst of creating […]

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Resilience Goal Setting Worksheet

Climate Action Guidance

The Resilience Goal Setting Worksheet is a tool to help campuses define resilience goals, strategies for implementation, and metrics for measurement. This can be used when campuses have completed the Resilience […]

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Campus Evaluation of Resilience Dimensions

Climate Action Guidance

<<Back to Additional Resilience Tools and Resources The Campus Evaluation of Resilience Dimensions is a checklist to help schools assess the five dimensions of resilience, and complete the Resilience Assessment […]

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