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Climate Essentials: What is Climate Resilience, and Why Does it Matter?

Created: 1/02/2020 - Updated: 1/03/2020

Abstract

Regardless of how successful we are at limiting the root causes of our warming planet, society faces more frequent severe weather, extended droughts, and extreme temperatures. This brief overviews what it means to build resilience and how resilience not only protects people and property, but can also spur the economy to create jobs and drive prosperity.

Published On

Monday, April 1, 2019

Keywords

Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Increase / Improve public awareness, education, and outreach efforts