Greening the grey in Washington DC – a resilience success story

September 4, 2020 Get Resilient 0

By Amanda Rycerz, Will Bugler, Lydia Messling, and Georgina Wade for Resilience Shift. The pioneering infrastructure project to upgrade Washington DC’s combined sewer system used green infrastructure to reduce capital cost and build resilience to […]

New framework helps governments spend climate dollars more effectively

April 4, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler Some estimates suggest that US$ 500 billion[1] will be needed for adaptation by 2050, and public finances will form a crucial part of that picture. To ensure this, a new framework that helps […]

New data visualisation platform for climate resilience is launched

February 8, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Contributor Will Bugler A new data visualisation platform for climate resilience and adaptation practitioners launches today. The Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness (PREP), co-led by World Resources Institute and Future Earth, has developed a map-based […]

Bangladesh research network builds climate knowledge and resilience

January 31, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Danielle Falzon, Brown University “Gobeshona” is the Bangla word for research. It is also the name of an innovative knowledge network of climate change researchers in Bangladesh working to build capacity to adapt to climate […]

World Economic Forum yet again warns that climate change is greatest threat to world economy

January 29, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Contributor Elisa Jiménez Alonso The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its 2018 Global Risk Report and, once again, climate change has gained a prominent position in the risk ranking. Extreme weather events and natural […]

Helping communities recover faster after disaster

January 25, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: MercyCorps The headlines in 2017 were full of heart-wrenching stories and images of natural disasters wreaking havoc on communities around the world. When disaster strikes, the immediate concern of all humanitarian responders is, and […]

Six takeaways from Zurich Insurance’s position on climate change

January 13, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler Global insurance giant Zurich, one of the world’s largest companies, has published its updated position on climate change. The view of large insurance companies on the potential impact of climate change is particularly […]

Live discussion: closing the gender gap for a more resilient world

January 12, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, our friends at the excellent website are hosting an expert panel to discuss how achieving parity between women and men would boost the resilience of societies and economies […]

Batman’s Gotham City provides test case for community resilience model

January 9, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Anne Manning, Colorado State University If a community is resilient, it can withstand and recover from an unanticipated disaster, like an earthquake, fire or flood. But since every disaster and every community is unique, a […]

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