A social game that helps people understand the importance of building community coalitions for disaster resilience.
Can You Puzzle out Resilience?
Try the puzzle and learn what a resilient coastal city needs! Then try to beat your best time!
Use our interactive simulator to experiment with climate change mitigation strategies and come up with answers of your own!
Extreme Event is an in-person role-playing game that gives participants a taste of what it takes to build community resilience in the face of disaster. In this webinar we hear from those who have implemented the Extreme Event game as part of programming with a variety of audiences and learn how they’ve customized the experience to fit their group’s needs.
Climate intervention…fracking…vaccines…human genome editing…artificial intelligence. With so many complex, important, and sometimes uncertain scientific issues facing our society, there has never been a more critical time to communicate effectively.
Learn about the Extreme Event Live Multi-Player Game. Video from Distinctive Voices - May 2017.
How can we make American communities more resilient to disasters before they happen? This infographic from the Resilient America Roundtable of the National Academy of Sciences highlights some of the ways we can be ready to respond to adverse events in the future.
More National Academies reports on disaster resilience can be found in our Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Management Collection.
The effects drought on the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Wetlands area in central Kansas, as seen in satellite images from 2010 (left), 2011 (middle), and 2012 (right).
Carbon is continually exchanged between the atmosphere, ocean, biosphere, and land. There are short- and long-term cycles at work.