Resilience and the crash

October 22, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: New Economics Foundation Financial system resilience – what is it, and why does it matter? Should we be worried about another crash? Kirsty Styles chats to Josh Ryan-Collins, Associate Director of Economy & Finance […]

How to communicate uncertainty around climate change

September 16, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler & Maya Sanchez Uncertainty surrounding climate change is often used as an excuse for inaction. But people make decisions in spite of uncertainty all the time in other parts of their lives: […]

Climate change resilience under stress

September 4, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jim Jarvie An advisory released this August by the US National Weather Service warned this year’s El Niño could be among the strongest ever recorded, lasting well into the first few months of 2016. Facing an El Niño of this […]

Balancing efficiency and resilience: a recipe for systems that last

August 2, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Ella Jamsin Over the course of evolution, ecosystems have perfected their strategies for long-term prosperity, in particular by balancing efficiency with what makes systems resilient to perturbations. After over four billion years of natural […]

Video: What would a more resilient society look like?

June 17, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Richard Heinberg “Resilience” is the ability to absorb shocks while continuing to function. It’s a word that has gained a lot of currency in recent years as more and more people realize that we […]

Rolling to resilience: how did skateboarding help make cities more flood resilient?

June 5, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Alastair Baglee Skateboarding and climate change resilience; what on earth can these two activities have in common? The story of skateboarding is more closely linked to climate extremes than you might think… here’s how. […]

Plague outbreaks that ravaged Europe for centuries were driven by climate changes in Asia

March 4, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Boris Schmid and Nils Christian Stenseth The Black Death struck Europe in 1347, killing 30-50% of the European population in six violent years. It wasn’t a one-off epidemic: it signalled the start of the second […]

Podcast: Anna Brown on the launch of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network

February 18, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler Anna Brown, Senior Associate Director at the Rockefeller Foundation and Manager of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) programme speaks to Will Bugler about the launch of the new ACCCRN […]

Everything has changed: Oil, Saudi Arabia, and the end of OPEC

February 8, 2015 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Elias Hinckley Saudi Arabia’s decision not to cut oil production, despite crashing prices, marks the beginning of an incredibly important change. There are near-term and obvious implications for oil markets and global economies. More […]

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