News - Resilience Roadmap

The United States' first-ever National Climate Resilience Framework establishes a vision for a climate-resilient nation and guidance for resilience-related activities and investments by the federal government and its partners. In this March 25 webinar, White House officials, state agencies and other key partners discussed implementation of the framework. Part of the National Climate Resilience Framework: From Ideas to Action series.

Reps. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) and John Curtis (R-Utah) discussed their work on a bipartisan effort to create a climate adaptation strategy for the United States during a July 2022 event cohosted by the Environmental and Energy Study Institute, Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, and Resilience Roadmap.

Elizabeth Losos talked with Spectrum News 1's Capitol Tonight show about what the federal government can do to reduce greenhouse gases and help communities prepare so they can be more resilient in the face of climate change.

Elizabeth Losos commented on the Biden administration awarding more than $1 billion in infrastructure funding to help make U.S. communities more resilient to the impacts of climate change and extreme weather events.

Though activists have petitioned President Biden to announce a state of emergency on climate, Nicholas Institute senior fellow Elizabeth Losos told USA Today that such a declaration may be politically risky while potential climate legislation pends.

In response to President Biden's announcement of several upcoming executive orders on climate, senior fellow Elizabeth Losos spoke to Spectrum News about the United States' need to invest in emerging clean energy industries.

Convened by Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and Susan Bell & Associates, the new Resilience Roadmap project taps a broad spectrum of resilience experts to offer actionable recommendations that inform a national resilience agenda.

The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report made it clear that climate mitigation and resilience measures will both be necessary to stave off the worst of the impending climate perils, writes Elizabeth Losos in an op-ed for The Hill.

Duke University experts, including from the Nicholas Institute and Energy Initiative, offered comments on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest assessment report detailing the most recent understanding of observed changes in the world’s climate.

As part of U.S. Climate Action Week, the Resilience Roadmap hosted a virtual conversation with a panel of resilience leaders inside the administration, as well as from tribes and regional voices.