Research Projects

Climate and Health Adaptation Project

Climate and Health Adaptation Project in conjunction with the Southwest Region Planning Commission, Council for a Healthier Community, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and NH Department of Health and Human Services. Read More

Vulnerability of Seniors to a Changing Climate

Center researcher Jason Rhoades worked with the City of Bridgeport to analyze the proportional impacts climate change may have on our senior populations. Read More

Climate Resilience Toolkit

Antioch University’s Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience convened 29 end-user decision-makers, working with 25 Eastern coastal communities, to “road test” version 1.0 of the Obama Administration’s Climate Resilience Toolkit, which was released in November 2014. Read More

Oyster River Culvert Analysis

This study developed a local-scale and actionable protocol for maintaining historical risk levels for communities facing significant impacts from climate change and population growth. Read More

Stormwater Drainage – Minnesota

Municipal Stormwater Vulnerability: Minneapolis & Victoria, MN Abstract: This study was the fourth in an ongoing program to investigate unresolved issues pertaining to stormwater adaptation. The overarching purpose of this […] Read More

Stormwater Drainage – Sunapee NH

Vulnerability of Road Crossings: Lake Sunapee Watershed, NH Abstract Numerous studies report that intensified precipitation resulting from anthropogenic climate change will stress civil infrastructures. Communities may have a window of […] Read More

Upcoming Events

Sep06

Policy Advocacy: Climate Change

This course will provide participants with step-by-step skills in utilizing the tools of democracy to take meaningful civic action on climate change. Participants will learn the levers for building political will and the essentials of climate change communication. You will apply your learning by taking action in collaboration with a local environmental organization, and further your learning with your peers via Antioch’s online learning platform and optional one-on-one meetings with the instructor.
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Oct02

Climate Impacts: Vulnerability and Adaptation Planning

Local and regional governments are leaders in climate change due to their unique position to make a wide range of decisions that can mitigate and adapt to our changing climate. Because they are on the frontline, many communities have conducted vulnerability assessments and engaged in adaptation planning. This module will enable participants to assess impacts to a business, community, or sector based on specific climate projections for a specific locale.
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Nov06

Climate Impacts: Communication, Facilitation, and Stakeholder Capacity Building

Collective actions at the societal level (civic or political action behaviors) include involvement and support of policies, plans, and funding for implementation of municipal projects that could increase local climate resilience. Community engagement with the issue of climate change typically is lacking at the local level. How individuals feel about climate change, how much they know about the issue, and how they act are all types of engagement that are needed for societal change.
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