From the CNU Climate Summit, a movement marrying a vision of livable communities to the necessities of a changing climate emerges.
Three ways better building practices can reduce the risks of hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
Everyone – regardless of background, disposition, or profession – can use their senses to explore and observe urban space.
A new report sorts through the various emerging resilience standards from public- and private-sector groups.
Sit at the tables where people are deciding where the new school will go, whether to expand the bus stop or if a new business can drop itself into a neighborhood, and the first question that comes to mind is, “Where are all the people of color?”
A Changing Climate Means A Changing Society. The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, Supported By The Kresge Foundation And The JPB Foundation, Is Committed To A Greener, Fairer Future. This Post Was Originally Published On...
We must snap out of our collective climate denial, and accept that the future will not be like the past. Only then can we protect ourselves from the floods (and the tornadoes, droughts, wildfires, heatwaves, and storm surges) to come—and build a...
By focusing on preparedness, we can fully engage Americans — all Americans — in crafting solutions to the greatest challenge of our time.
When Superstorm Sandy ravaged New York in 2012, thousands of low-income apartment-dwellers found themselves in high-rise hell.
The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability. This post, by Ben Plowden, was originally published at...