Mitigating Climate Change Begins in Small Towns

In an op-ed written in collaboration with the Urban Resilience Project, L. Michelle Moore (author of Rural Renaissance) writes that while Washington is delivering the green investments we need, it will be up to rural leaders to put those dollars to work building local resilience in a rapidly changing world.

Moore writes:

Investing in resilience can reduce vulnerabilities and mitigate the damage from extreme weather, making it easier to bounce back after the threat has passed. Resilience-focused technologies including microgrids, energy storage and solar panels also increase local self-reliance, making rural families and businesses less dependent on help that has to come from far away.

Read the full article published in The Progressive HERE