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2016 Set Another Global Temperature Record

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017

There has been growing concern within scientific circles that the U.S. Government, with the incoming Trump Administration, may stop collecting or releasing climate data.

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Creating a More Resilient Homestead

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017

More and more people, especially homesteaders who value independence and self-sufficiency, are working to make their homes and properties more resilient.

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Vulnerability of the U.S. Power Grid

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016

With adversaries’ malware in the national grid, the nation has little or no chance of withstanding a major cyberattack on the North American electrical system.

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U.S. Green Building Council Establishing a Resilience Working Group

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016

USGBC members have until June 30th to apply for membership on the Resilience Working Group

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Guest Blog: India Needs Community-Scale Approaches to Building Resilience and Reliability

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016

During a visit to India in early 2016, I noticed that the way people dealt with interruptions had changed but that they were not any closer to having a continuous 24/7 supply of water and electricity.

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A Bold Idea for Addressing Sea Level Rise

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016

On Church Street, starting in July 1868, using more than 150,000 cubic yards of fill, the City of Boston elevated 296 brick buildings by as much as 14 feet; the work was virtually completed by October 1869—ahead of schedule and under budget.

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