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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. 

By Christina Sturdivant Sani / On January 28th, 2019

“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.”

By Nicole Silk / On January 26th, 2019

President Trump’s EPA threatens to leave over a third of Americans’ drinking water unprotected.

By Laurie Mazur / On January 23rd, 2019

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.

By Samantha Harvey / On January 18th, 2019

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.

By Daniel Reich / On January 14th, 2019

The stakes are high. If we fail to curb greenhouse gas emissions, we must brace for a hotter, more fiery future.

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