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Resilient Cities

Experts Brainstorm Ways To Fund Cities To Withstand Disasters

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green

By Alisa Tang BANGKOK, Feb 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments must persuade businesses to invest in protecting cities from ...

Architecture at the End of the World

Lance Hosey | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green
Lance Hosey

The end is near! Or so it seems. In mid-March, a University of Maryland study concluded that civilization is racing toward collapse, due to extreme economic inequality and over-consumption of resources stretching the earth's carrying capacity.

In the Dark, Again and Again

Lewis Milford | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Lewis Milford

What this should tell us is that we haven't learned enough from Hurricane Sandy. Storms happen. Trees go down, and the utilities can't provide power. It's the same old same old.

Realizing the Resilience Dividend

Dr. Judith Rodin | Posted 03.24.2014 | Impact
Dr. Judith Rodin

By pursuing the resilience dividend, cities can get an economic leg up and better prepare for what's next. Because no matter if the next shock hits tomorrow or 10 years from now, resilience is something a city can realize the benefits of each and every day.

Resilient Power -- A New Business Case for Clean Energy

Lewis Milford | Posted 07.31.2013 | Green
Lewis Milford

You don't have to be an environmentalist to buy or invest in clean energy. You should do that if you simply want to keep your lights on during the next storm.

Building a Resilient Los Angeles

Lisa Novick | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Lisa Novick

For a resilient food supply, we need to keep our specialty farmers farming and we need to make it monetarily worth their while not to sell out. We need to replace abandoned acres of asphalt with small allotments and grow crops.