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By Rebecca Wodder / On March 18th, 2019

Learning from Singapore's holistic approach to water sustainability.

By Linda Rudolph, Will Barrett / On March 16th, 2019

Climate change is impacting our health now and acts as a threat multiplier to exacerbate our many social and health equity challenges.

By Betsey Russell / On March 11th, 2019

What makes a successful home energy reduction program? In North Carolina, a focus on equity, strong partnerships, and a supportive utility is producing a myriad of community benefits.

By Christina Sturdivant Sani / On March 6th, 2019

“I want to make sure that we can do all the economic development stuff...but if everyone's miserable on the inside, it's not worth a beautiful facade.”

By Kyler Geoffroy / On March 4th, 2019

Can you sniff out a great story? Do you have a unique perspective that is currently missing from DC-area conversations about urban planning? If that sounds like you, you just might be a great fit!

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By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 28th, 2019

In the latest episode in our series of Urban Resilience Project (URP) podcasts in partnership with Infinite Earth Radio, host Mike Hancox speaks with Christof Spieler about Trains, Buses, People...

By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 26th, 2019

In the latest episode in our series of Urban Resilience Project (URP) podcasts in partnership with Infinite Earth Radio, host Mike Hancox speaks with Peter Plastrik about Life After Carbon,...

By Daniel Reich / On February 25th, 2019

If we are going to use tariffs to reshape our economy, let’s at least use them to ensure a cooler, greener planet for future generations.

By Kyler Geoffroy / On February 13th, 2019

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.

By Nathaniel Smith, Elizabeth Sawin / On January 29th, 2019

2018 was full of grim climate news. 2019 could be the year cities turn this around. 

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