A tale of two storms: fragility and resilience in the food supply of New York

November 30, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Thomas Forster In the wake of severe weather events that struck New York City and the region around it from tropical storm Irene in August 2011, and just now from hurricane Sandy in 2012, […]

Making our coastal cities resilient cannot wait

November 16, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributors: Richard Florida & Sara Johnson Millions upon millions of people live in coastal cities — not just New York and the Boston-Washington corridor, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, and New Orleans, but also many […]

Utilities and us: toward an energy ‘ecosystem’

November 13, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Phil Carson As a nor’easter carrying snow further delayed the remaining work in restoring power to homes and businesses in the Northeast after Hurricane Sandy, and grid resiliency will remain a hot topic for […]