Meet the Challenges of a Changing Climate

Find information and tools to help you understand and address your climate risks.

Explore the Toolkit
Adapting to new climate conditions may require developing new expertise. Decision makers across the nation are using data and tools to confront their climate hazards, identify vulnerabilities, and reduce their risks from the impacts of climate​ variability and change.

Watch our three-minute video to learn about the purpose and components of the Climate Resilience Toolkit.

Or scroll down to explore features of the site. You’ll find:

  • Steps to Resilience framework
  • Case studies
  • Science-based tools
  • Easy-to-understand topic narratives
  • Links to authoritative reports, regional experts, and training courses
  • Climate Explorer visualization tool
Steps To Resilience
Neighborhoods, businesses, and other communities can use this framework to discover and document their local climate hazards, then develop workable solutions to lower their risk. Click any step to learn more.
Case Studies
Explore case studies to see how people are building resilience for their businesses and in their communities. Click dots on the map below to preview case studies, or browse all case studies by clicking the button below the map.
Looking for climate data? Need to compile a Climate Vulnerability Assessment or Adaptation Plan? Our catalog of more than 200 digital tools can help you take steps to build resilience, from engaging a community to developing a climate action plan. Here's one example of the tools in our catalog:
Find Experts

Locate climate science and service centers that can help you build resilience


Access climate-relevant reports issued by government agencies and scientific organizations

Training Courses

Learn about new tools or build your knowledge and skills to manage climate-related risks and opportunities

Climate Explorer
Use this visualization tool to explore interactive graphs and maps of climate projections and observations. Display historical temperature and precipitation observations for hundreds of climate stations, or explore map layers of valued assets and climate hazards.
Mean daily max temps for Grand County, UT
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Landing panel: Pigeon Butte, William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Image credit: George Gentry, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Region under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC 2.0 via Flickr.