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By Laurie Mazur / On November 6th, 2017

From the CNU Climate Summit, a movement marrying a vision of livable communities to the necessities of a changing climate emerges.

Marcus Neto

By Laurie Mazur, Edward Thomas / On October 13th, 2017

Three ways better building practices can reduce the risks of hurricanes like Harvey, Irma, and Maria.

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By Laurie Mazur / On March 11th, 2015

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. Harriet Tregoning  

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By Meghan Bartels / On December 5th, 2014

Planning for Community Resilience draws on the authors' experience with Hurricane Ike in Galveston, TX.

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By Jaimie Hicks Masterson / On December 1st, 2014

Identifying and mapping vulnerable areas in your community can reveal highly vulnerable hotspots. Vulnerability hotspots are exposed to hazards, and have both physical vulnerabilities and social vulnerabilities. Mapping these three community...