Understanding Disaster Insurance author Carolyn Kousky writes that by expanding access to flood insurance, we can protect more Americans and improve their financial resilience in the face of escalating climate disasters.
Rural Renaissance author L. Michelle Moore writes that it will be up to rural leaders to put federal climate investments to work building local resilience in a rapidly changing world.
Managing the Climate Crisis authors Jonathan Barnett and Matthijs Bouw on the steps local communities can take right now to make heat waves less dangerous.
From the Ground Up author Alison Sant writes that car-centric streets are dangerous and perpetuate inequity, but the pandemic has pointed us to ways we can better use our public spaces.
The Blue Revolution author Nicholas Sullivan on how leadership from the federal government could help the U.S. develop a more robust marine-aquaculture industry and create jobs in coastal communities.
By investing in people and places, while also changing decision-making processes that have contributed to urban trauma, cities can lead the charge in promoting better health for their citizens and for the planet.
A New Coast author Jeffrey Peterson on how leadership from the federal government can help minimize flood damage and create a coast that our grandchildren can be proud of.
Congratulations to the following Island Press authors and Urban Resilience Contributors called to serve the country in the new administration!