Resilience Matters is compilation of articles and op-eds advancing a holistic, transformative approach to thinking and action on urban resilience in the era of climate change, grounded in a commitment to sustainability and equity.
2018 was full of grim climate news. 2019 could be the year cities turn this around.
“When people reflectively say after something goes wrong in the black community that ‘it all starts at home,’ I want them to shift talking about this cultural pathology to one of structural racism.”
President Trump’s EPA threatens to leave over a third of Americans’ drinking water unprotected.
When you think of toxic chemicals in the environment, what comes to mind? Perhaps a belching smokestack, or a pipe discharging chemical waste into your local river. You probably don’t think of your living room. But you should.
A healthier planet requires an overhaul of our economic system, and workers collaborating with climate justice movements would be doubly powerful. But the connections between them aren’t widely known.
The stakes are high. If we fail to curb greenhouse gas emissions, we must brace for a hotter, more fiery future.
Toxic chemicals with known health impacts have contaminated drinking water in Michigan and across the nation. Government agencies have concealed the dangers. Sound familiar?
The death of George H.W. Bush is cause to honor a man who made it possible for all Americans to breathe cleaner air. It also reminds us that partisan politics need not obstruct progress toward a healthier environment.
Instead of compensating soybean farmers for losses, we should pay them to plant native perennials to protect bees and butterflies.