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Fostering Dialogue to Support Community Resilience

The term ‘resilience’ has been adopted by many different disciplines in recent years to embody many different meanings and objectives. The use of the term ‘resilience’ in published literature has increased tenfold in the last decade alone, begging the question:

What is resilience?

Fostering Dialogue to Support Community Resilience

The term ‘resilience’ has been adopted by many different disciplines in recent years to embody many different meanings and objectives. The use of the term ‘resilience’ in published literature has increased tenfold in the last decade alone, begging the question:

What is resilience?

State of Colorado Launches Innovative New Resiliency and Recovery Resources

The Colorado Resiliency and Recovery Office, and ECEP partner, is pleased to announce the release of three new recovery and resiliency resources.

ICNet Experts Work to Address Climate Extremes and Pressing Infrastructure Issues

The Infrastructure and Climate Network (ICNet) is a network of transportation infrastructure researchers, practitioners, and climate scientists based in the U.S. Northeast.

Urban Climate Adaptation Tool

Urban-CAT: Improving resiliency one community at a time

By Jack Fellows, Director, Climate Change Science Institute 

Two Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) institutes, the Climate Change Science Institute (CCSI) and the Urban Dynamics Institute (UDI), have joined forces to address one of the most pressing problems facing midsize cities today: how best to allocate scarce resources to deal with climate change. The solution they have devised is a unique, web-based, decision-support tool, the Urban Climate Adaptation Tool, or Urban-CAT.

Climate Resilience and Graceful Failure

By Geoffrey Saville, Willis Group

Extreme weather events are opportunists. They strike indiscriminately, and selectively expose the parts of society that are underprepared and most vulnerable. We see the lack of resilience to extreme events in the most susceptible regions time and
time again in the loss of life and livelihoods and the destruction of properties and businesses.

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