Daniel Lerch | An Island Press Author

Daniel Lerch

Daniel Lerch is Publications Director of Post Carbon Institute, serving as lead editor and manager of the Institute’s books and reports. He is the author of Post Carbon Cities: Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty (2007)—the first major local government guidebook on the end of cheap oil—and was the founding chair of the Sustainable Communities Division of the American Planning Association and a founding co-director of The City Repair Project. Lerch has delivered over 100 presentations to audiences across the United States and abroad, and has been interviewed for numerous media outlets. He has worked with urban sustainability issues for over twenty years in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Community Resilience in an Era of Upheaval

Contributors to The Community Resilience Reader Daniel Lerch, Rebecca Wodder, and Richard Heinberg, presented on the six foundations for community resilience. Daniel Lerch, Education and Publications Director for the Post Carbon Institute, provided an explanation of the framework and theme of the resilience reader. Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow of Post Carbon institute, illustrated the state of our multiple sustainability crises. Rebecca Wodder, Chair of the Board of River Network, shared examples of resilient systems that better address issues of water at the community level. 


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