The County of San Diego's Office of Emergency Services has recently released their Resilience Review Report on Wildland Fires. The report is designed to identify gaps in the County’s approach to reducing community risk as well as the impacts from acute shocks and chronic stressors.
The San Diego Foundation, announced earlier this month that is has awarded $364,000 in grants to six nonprofit programs that will increase equity and strengthen regional resilience. With a focus on capacity building and community-driven efforts, the grants aim to empower all San Diegans to take action and work toward solutions that mitigate the impacts of climate change.
Climate Collaborative Programs & Updates
Participants at the October Energy Efficiency Network Meeting use a Kill A Watt meter
The San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative is working to advance the programmatic areas below through facilitating convenings, trainings, working groups and access to information and resources.
The Climate Collaborative hosted an Energy Efficiency Network Meeting in early October. Participants enjoyed several engaging presentations and explored the connections between energy efficiency, communication, and behavior change. View the day's presentations here.
California ranked second in State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
The Climate Collaborative has been conducting a Regional Adaptation Needs Assessment for Climate Adaptation in the San Diego Region through an SB1 grant in partnership with SANDAG, The San Diego Foundation and The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. We are looking forward to hosting a stakeholder meeting to discuss the findings for the Regional Adaptation Needs Assessment on November 13th, 10am-12pm with lunch to follow. Register here!
New research report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning (Center) supports community resilience planning and risk-informed decision-support for mitigating the impacts of natural hazards.
SEA LEVEL RISE
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The Climate Collaborative is working with its Sea Level Rise Working Group to develop a Network meeting on December 12th.
The California Resilience Challenge is a statewide effort, led by businesses and a diverse range of partners, to build local climate resilience and support a shared vision for a resilient California in the face of increasing climate threats. The Challenge is seeking submissions for diverse and replicable climate change resilience projects from across California. Over $2.5 million will be available for projects.