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 threats, 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
Case Studies
People across the nation are taking action to confront their climate risks and build their resilience. Explore our Case Studies to see how other people are building resilience for their businesses and in their communities.
Tools
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:
Expertise
Find Experts

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

Reports

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 threats.
The Climate Explorer is a research application built to support the Toolkit
Image Credits: 

Landing panel: A bald eagle soars over the Skagit River in Washington. This photo was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2015 NOAA Fisheries photo contest, and is by Valerie Elliott from the NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region, Oregon/Washington Coastal Office. Image credit: NOAA Fisheries West Coast under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 via Flickr.