• June 2021 Research Webinar Series
    REGISTER Throughout the month of June, hear about innovative Resilient Connecticut climate change research in this CIRCA “brown bag” webinar series. Focused on specific topics and condensed on time, enjoy one or all nine of these free webinars by clicking on the Register link above. Each event will be held for 30 minutes during the […]
    Posted on May 6, 2021
  • May 2021 Workshops: Regional Vulnerabilities and Resilience Opportunities
      Following up on recent winter workshops, join the Resilient Connecticut team for our spring workshop series to be held with four Councils of Governments (COGs) in New Haven and Fairfield Counties. These May events will focus on the regional vulnerability results that emerged from our outreach, research, and technical analysis. Each workshop will present highly […]
    Posted on April 29, 2021
  • March 2021 Project Update
    Climate Change Vulnerability Index – March Webinar Materials Available The Resilient Connecticut team hosted a webinar on March 23 to highlight new results for the Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) mapping tool. The webinar included a brief overview of the latest flood CCVI along with a description of new heat and wind vulnerability data. Ultimately, a better […]
    Posted on April 7, 2021
  • CIRCA Hiring Postdoctoral Research Associate to Support CT Resilience Planning
    APPLY HERE CIRCA is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the Resilient Connecticut project. CIRCA invites applications from recent graduates with a Ph.D. in Geography, or closely related field, to participate in the development of technology and quantitative techniques to identify and map critical infrastructure and community lifelines across different spatial scales […]
    Posted on March 26, 2021
  • Climate Change Vulnerability Index Webinar: Progress and New Results for Heat and Wind
    Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series March 23, 2021 10 – 11:00 am REGISTRATION Webinar Overview The Resilient Connecticut team will host a webinar on Tuesday, March 23 to highlight new results for the Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) mapping tool. The webinar will include a brief overview of the latest flood CCVI tool, with a specific […]
    Posted on March 3, 2021
  • New UConn Course – Climate Crisis: Take Action
    A new free course on climate change, taught by faculty from across the university, is available to students for one credit and faculty and staff as non-credit. “Climate Crisis: Take Action” is a course that takes a transdisciplinary approach to the exploration of climate change and how we can collectively address this complex issue. This […]
    Posted on March 2, 2021
  • January 2021 Project Update
    CIRCA Launches the Resilient Connecticut Collaborative The CIRCA team is excited for the launch of the Resilient Connecticut Collaborative (RCC). There are currently 19 committed members from 16 different regional and state-wide organizations. Members represent conservation, utility, real estate, historic resources, planning, agriculture, food, and environmental justice organizations. The first meeting, held in January, focused […]
    Posted on February 22, 2021
  • Winter Workshops in Four COG Regions
    The Resilient Connecticut team held workshops with four Council of Governments (COGs) in New Haven and Fairfield Counties. The workshops reviewed the preliminary Climate Change Vulnerability Index (CCVI) and Zones of Shared Risk (ZSR) findings. Participant input is helping ensure these products reflect climate risks in their communities. The workshop included two information sessions on […]
    Posted on January 7, 2021
  • November 20th Resilient Connecticut Virtual Summit a Success!
    Over 250 people registered for the second Resilient Connecticut Summit that drew a diverse audience from municipalities, state and federal agencies, COGs, consultants, academics and interested public. Remarks from U.S. Senator Chris Murphy highlighted the importance and urgency of enacting climate mitigation and adaptation strategies from municipal to national levels. Professor Barry Hill’s keynote presentation provided thought-provoking insights on […]
    Posted on December 2, 2020