Posts Tagged "Communities/Cities"

Looking to Resilient Design for a Cyclone-Battered Coastal City in India

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014

The devastating cyclone, Hudhud this month in India provides an opportunity to incorporate strategies of passive survivability and resilience in the rebuilding.

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The business implications of sea-level rise along the Atlantic coast, and especially in Delaware

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014

I want us to envision an unfamiliar challenge together. I want us to think about the plans and investments we may need to make.

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AAAS Speaks Out on Climate Change

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014

Cover of the March 2014 AAAS report, What We Know A paper by the American Association for the Advancement of Science provides a superb, highly concise, summary of where we stand and what we can do about climate change Being a writer myself—and one who likes to convey complex concepts clearly and concisely—I was tremendously impressed by a report released a few months ago by the American Association for the Advancement of Science: What We Know: The Reality, Risks, and Response to Climate Change. AAAS is the leading association of scientists in the U.S. and publisher of the journal Science. In...

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The Resilience Imperative in Canada

Posted by on May 9, 2014

Adam Auer, the Director of Sustainability for the Cement Association of Canada, has just posted an excellent article, “The Resilience Imperative,” in ReNEW Canada: The Infrastructure Magazine. Adam interviewed me when he was writing the article, and I think he’s done an excellent job at capturing the salient issues. Even though the article is dense with facts and statistics, it is a very readable, concise article. Well worth a read. You can fine the full online article at this...

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Resilience as Means of Mitigating Climate Change

Posted by on May 5, 2014

Resilience can be a motivation for taking actions that will not only make us and our families safer, but also help to mitigate climate change.

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