Welcome to the new Climate Resilience Toolkit. We've redesigned our site with your web experience in mind.

Meet the Challenges of a Changing Climate

Find resources and a framework to understand and address climate issues that impact people and their communities.

Explore the Toolkit
For many Americans, adapting to new climate regimes means developing new expertise. Decision makers across the nation are using data and tools to reduce their risks and protect their investments from climate​ variability, change, and impacts​.

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
  • Access to authoritative reports, regional experts, and training courses
  • Climate Explorer visualization tool
Steps To Resilience
Individuals, businesses, and communities can respond to the challenges of our changing climate. This framework can guide you through the process of planning and implementing resilience-building projects.
Case Studies
Communities and businesses across the nation are taking action to reduce their vulnerability to climate-related impacts and to build resilience to extreme events. Read the Case Studies to see how other people are using the process and tools featured in this Toolkit to build resilience in their communities.
Tools are available from many U.S. federal science agencies to help you manage your climate-related risks and opportunities, and to help guide you in building resilience to extreme events.
Find Experts

Locate climate science and service centers available to help build resilience

Training Courses

Acquire tools, skills, and knowledge to manage climate-related risks and opportunities


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

Climate Explorer
This visualization tool provides map layers of assets and climate threats and interactive graphs of historical temperature and precipitation at hundreds of climate stations.
Climate Explorer is a research application built to support the Toolkit
Image Credits: 

Landing panel: Jana Ganion, Energy Director, Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe. Used with permission. For more information, read the case study: The Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe Undertakes Innovative Action to Reduce the Causes of Climate Change.