How to make the cloud more sustainable and resilient

October 26, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Eirikur Hrafnsson Simply moving to the cloud isn’t an environmental strategy. Now, says Eirikur Hrafnsson of GreenQloud, the conversation has shifted to how we can make the cloud more resilient. It’s no big secret […]

Can cities be both ‘sustainable’ and ‘resilient’?

October 23, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: David Biello If you’ve successfully flushed a toilet recently, then you appreciate (at least subconsciously) the workings of a good sewer system. Waste disappears, no matter what time of day or night, or what […]

New York adopts a flexible resilience approach to address climate risk

October 12, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler New York is one of the world’s great cities; towering sky-scrapers, major roads and large infrastructure developments abound in one of the most important global hubs for international business and commerce. In […]

The world’s shrinking food basket: why it is critical we increase crop diversity

October 5, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Michelle Kovacevic In the 1970’s a fungal blight outbreak ravaged cornfields across the United States, destroying 50 percent of the country’s maize crops and shaking the stock market as the most economically devastating field […]