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Recent posts by Kayla Bergman

Building climate resiliency story map

Climate change presents a steep challenge for rural America. Fortunately, rural communities are full of people who are committed to addressing climate change. We've mapped a few stories on climate leaders and resources.

Case studies reveal unique approaches to addressing climate change in rural areas

According to a 2019 survey conducted by the Center for Rural Affairs in Iowa, 91 percent of rural Iowans are “very or extremely concerned” by climate change affecting their lives. Of those individuals having an elevated concern level, many are taking steps to address it. 

The climate leaders in these case studies have taken action in their own ways. 

Building Climate Resiliency

"Building Climate Resiliency" is a series of four fact sheets that focus on building rural resiliency in the face of climate change. These are a part of the Center for Rural Affairs' climate project focusing on elevating the stories of rural climate leaders.

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