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Preparing for Climate Change

By the end of the century, we could experience between 50 and 100 days of extreme heat per year. How will that affect you?


Santa Clara County

Silicon Valley 2.0

Silicon Valley 2.0 supports the entire Santa Clara County with climate risk assessment and adaptation and resilience planning. Developed by the County of Santa Clara Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with many partners, the project produced:

Silicon Valley 2.0 created a great tool for infrastructure planning in our region. Addressing climate vulnerability comprehensively means addressing social and economic aspects of climate risk, which we're undertaking as part of this CAP Update.

Local Planning

Milpitas Vulnerability Assessment

Explore our Vulnerability Assessment which overviews what climate change threats will affect Milpitas. The results of the Vulnerability Assessment will inform this critical aspect of our CAP Update.


How You Can Help

Send Us Your Feedback

Ready to share your thoughts on how we better Prepare for Climate Change?  Be sure to visit our Action Plan Feedback page and add your opinions across all the plan sectors.

How You Can Help

Resources for Preparedness

Sudden weather events can strike quickly! Be sure that you and your family are prepared to take action.

Hot weather safety tips
Cold weather safety tips
Sign up for Public Safety Power Shutoff notifications from PG&E
Be flood ready! Make an emergency plan, know your flood risk, insure your property from flood hazards, and download disaster and emergency apps.
Create a family disaster preparedness plan with ReadySCC, a free mobile app.
Sign up for Alert SCC, Santa Clara County’s official emergency alert and notification system.
Learn more about our Community Emergency Response Team