Climate Resilience Newsletters

Keep up to date on the latest research, commentary and events from the Climate Resilience Center with our quarterly newsletter.

Latest Newsletter

  • Climate Resilience Research Communications

    Research and policy findings themselves are important but, by themselves, insufficient to drive change. It is their communication—spoken, written, and visualized—that determines how many and which stakeholders internalize, reflect, and use the research.

    Sep 12, 2023

Past Newsletters

  • Extreme Heat and Heat-Related Challenges

    In this newsletter, we focus on extreme heat and identifying solutions to heat-related challenges. In addition, we introduce and spotlight four RAND climate researchers.

    Aug 24, 2022

  • New Work on Climate Literacy, Celebrating Women's History Month

    This newsletter's focus is climate literacy and use-inspired science. To celebrate Women's History Month, we also highlight six women at RAND who are working on climate-related research.

    Mar 31, 2022

  • Latest Work on Resiliency, Decarbonization, and Disaster Recovery

    In the past year, RAND has worked to spearhead research on urban stormwater management in a changing climate, our RAND colleagues working with the Homeland Security Operations Analysis Center have released new publications describing our efforts developing hurricane recovery plans for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and researchers have also begun working to support decarbonization efforts in Latin America.

    Dec 16, 2020

  • Highlighting Collaborative Efforts to Meet Interconnected Climate Adaptation Challenges

    This newsletter highlights collaborative, cross-agency efforts to grapple with fundamentally interconnected climate adaptation challenges that span many jurisdictions and policy domains. Effective collaboration is an essential part of working to address and resolve the complex resilience challenges faced by communities across the nation.

    Jun 10, 2020

  • Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Costa Rica's National Decarbonization Plan

    This newsletter highlights some of the long-term plans that RAND researchers have collaborated on to account for the significant, yet uncertain, impacts of climate change. Research features include the Mid-Atlantic hazard mitigation planning tool and a project aimed at developing a robust water strategy for Monterrey, Mexico.

    Mar 6, 2020

  • Introducing the RAND Climate Resilience Center (CRC)

    This newsletter introduces the RAND Climate Resilience Center's new name, which broadens our focus to all things climate resilience. Research highlights include the MARISA Seasonal Climate Impacts Summary and Outlook quarterly series and a project aimed a building resilience in Jamaica Bay, New York.

    Jun 3, 2019