and Resilient Communities
Solar + Battery Storage to Support Community Resilience
To help local leaders implement solar + battery storage to support communit...
We support locally-driven urban resilience projects that help community-based organizations play their critical role of planning and implementing projects that meet the needs of its residents, especially the most vulnerable. Learn more.
Regional Climate Action
We work with cities and local government to assess, prioritize, and tackle the local impacts of climate change, from strained water supplies and increased air pollution, to extreme weather and degraded coastlines. Learn more.
Peer-learning, training and technical assistance services to help local leaders advance, accelerate and scale-up sustainability initiatives. See more.
Local Leadership Lights our Way
Blog by Steve Nicholas on this new website and 2017's upcoming program highlights.
Regional Resilience Primer
Regional approaches to climate challenges are a powerful, effective way to catalyze local action, build community and climate resilience and connect, strengthen and support local leaders. This is the first of several publications designed to share our understanding of the critical components of successful regional approaches, what’s happened to date and the promising practices we’ve seen as we work with regional climate change adaptation partners throughout the U.S.
The second publication of this series is titled Regional Governance for Climate Action, which explores strategies emerging from 12 regional collaboratives to build or expand governance structures for regional climate action.
Solar Market Pathways: 2016
This was designed and delivered for solar and sustainability practitioners across the country that have received grants from the Solar Market Pathways initiative — part of the U.S. Department of Energy‘s SunShot Initiative.
Getting Smart About Smart Cities
Getting Smart About Smart Cities is a guide for North American cities that seeks to address sustainability challenges by harnessing big data and smart cities technologies.
The guide is the result of a competitive award to the City of Houston, Texas from the network’s Innovation Fund, which pools foundation funding to spur collaborative innovation among 136 North American member cities.
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