Local success stories: Overcoming natural & climate challenges
In a world facing the escalating challenges of climate change, a new breed of heroes has emerged – the Climate Heroes. These dedicated individuals, cities, counties, and agencies across the globe, stand at the forefront of climate action, tirelessly working to mitigate, adapt, and build resilience against the increasingly extreme weather events and environmental hazards that threaten our communities.
Town of Boone, NC
As of February 2022, all municipal electricity is generated using 100% renewable energy sources! With the partnership between the Town's two energy providers, Appalachian State's New River Light and Power (NRLP) and Blue Ridge Energy (BRE), Boone is the first municipality in the state of North Carolina to achieve this goal.
City of Boca Raton, FL
Sustainability continues to be a significant part of many City projects and programs. The city continues to be a leader in community sustainability and environmental stewardship at the local, state and even the national level. The Mayor and City Council are committed to conserving energy, reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas production, conserving water resources, preserving environmentally sensitive lands, protecting native wildlife, and providing educational programs.
City of Gainesville, FL
The City of Gainesville is committed to economic development. The city has implemented a cross-departmental approach to economic development with staff in various departments working to nurture and grow local enterprises, expand and diversify the existing economic base, and attract new business entities to the community.
Strengthening Resilience in Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County is upgrading infrastructure, protecting communities and supporting innovative solutions to sea level rise and climate change.
City and County of Honolulu
Kūlana Kauhale a Kalana o Honolulu
Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency
Ke Keʻena Loli Aniau, Mālama ʻĀina a me ke Ola Loa
"Our ability to thrive is rooted in local communities turning towards a truly sustainable future."
Safety And Resilience Element - San Francisco, CA
The Planning Commission updated the Safety & Resilience Element to strengthen its support of racial and social equity, environmental justice, climate mitigation, and climate adaptation. As the climate crisis worsens and disasters strike, disproportionate burdens are suffered by increasing numbers of vulnerable people.
The Mission: A Sustainable future for all.
At the heart of the Climate Heroes' mission lies a deep commitment to safeguarding the well-being of their communities for generations to come. They recognize that climate change is not a distant threat but an urgent reality, demanding immediate and decisive action.
Empowered by Technology
Cloudsyte, a cutting-edge climate intelligence platform, stands as an indispensable ally in the Resilience Warriors' quest. By providing access to comprehensive data, advanced analytics, and tailored solutions, Cloudsyte empowers these climate champions to make informed decisions, optimize resource allocation, and implement effective strategies to bolster their communities' resilience.
Joining the Movement: A Collective Effort
The Resilience Warriors' movement extends far beyond any individual or organization. It is a collective call to action, inviting all to join the fight against climate change and build a more sustainable future.
Here's how you can become a Resilience Warrior:
Embrace climate action: Commit to understanding and addressing climate change within your sphere of influence.
Champion sustainability: Promote sustainable practices in your community, from energy conservation to waste reduction.
Support the Resilience Warriors: Amplify the voices and initiatives of those working diligently to build climate resilience.
Together, we can harness the power of collective action and empower the Resilience Warriors to safeguard our communities for a thriving and sustainable future.