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Rebuild by Design

Thinking Big On Climate Change

Ana Baptista | Posted 02.24.2016 | Green
Ana Baptista

Crippled infrastructure and stalled economic activity is on no government's wish list. Realizing that climate change could make them a recurring reality, cities are ramping up their climate adaptation and resilience projects. Too often, however, low-income communities and communities of color are overlooked for this investment. That needs to change.

Looking Ahead to Paris, Leading Climate Activists Gather in California to Share Strategies and Inspiration

John J. Berger | Posted 10.20.2016 | Green
John J. Berger

Encouraged by legislative and administrative victories in rolling back greenhouse gas emissions in California and by a sense that the climate protection movement is gaining momentum, activists are upbeat in advance of the forthcoming Paris climate talks this December.

These Designs Could Save NYC And Other Cities From Another Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green

Six winning entries in a groundbreaking federal design competition to protect cities from rising sea levels were announced on Monday, and include a co...

When Confronted with Climate Change, What Does Innovation Look Like?

Vicki Cobb | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Vicki Cobb

The planning for the impact of the next 100 year storm on the East Coast in the aftermath of Sandy took another giant step forward on April 3 with the unveiling of the final proposals of ten design teams.

Sandy's First Anniversary: Rebuild by Design

Vicki Cobb | Posted 12.29.2013 | New York
Vicki Cobb

The Cunsolos lost everything. But out of it Thomas Cunsolo became the founder of the Staten Island Alliance, a grassroots organization that is championing the wishes of the residents as, a year later, plans are starting to be revealed for the reconstruction of the damage wreaked by Sandy along the East Coast.