Resilience

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 […]

November 2020 Project Update

Register for the Resilient Connecticut Nov. 20th Summit While waiting for today’s election results, why not REGISTER for the second Resilient Connecticut Summit to be held on November 20, 2020? This half-day, virtual event is open to the public and free to attend. Participants will learn about CIRCA’s recent Resilient Connecticut project activities, participate in […]

Resilient Connecticut Summit – November 12, 2019

RESILIENT CONNECTICUT CLIMATE ADAPTATION SUMMIT Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Located at Fairfield University PROGRAM and EVENT MATERIALS   At CIRCA’s first annual Resilient Connecticut Summit, Commissioner Katie Dykes from Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection provided a welcome and Shaun O’Rourke, Rhode Island Chief Resiliency Officer gave a keynote […]

New Planning and Visualization Tools for Sea Level Rise

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series New Planning and Visualization Tools for Sea Level Rise Tuesday, July 23, 2019 11:00 am-12:00 pm Barrier Beach Resilience Diagram Marsh Resilience Diagram Resilience Corridor Diagram Sea level rise has multiple impacts on the Connecticut shoreline, including increased erosion rates, frequency of flooding, and coastal inundation. Recent research and planning tools […]

Regional Resilience Planning for Protection of Public Drinking Water Webinar

Resilient Connecticut Webinar Series Regional Resilience Planning for Protection of Public Drinking Water Friday, June 28, 2019 10:00-11:00 am UConn researchers worked with the South Central Regional Council of Governments (SCRCOG) and the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority (RWA) to integrate climate change information into water planning processes for the region. With changing precipitation […]

Products Available – May 22 Resilient Connecticut Workshop

  Workshop summary_May 22, 2019 CIRCA hosted an event, Resilient Connecticut Workshop: Developing a Planning Framework for New Haven and Fairfield Counties on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the UConn Stamford Campus.  Final Agenda At this workshop, invited participants: 1) learned about the new Resilient Connecticut project; 2) heard case studies on resilience planning and […]