Connecting the dots: sharing knowledge to build climate resilient green economies

March 4, 2014 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Susannah Fisher Climate change policymakers need to be able to find information that matters quickly, so they can use the most up-to-date knowledge on climate resilient planning to develop policies. When they enter the […]

Water, conflict and rediscovering traditional knowledge in Kenya

February 14, 2014 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Joab Omondi As climate change continues to bite hard in developing countries, many governments in Africa have come to realise that there is an urgent need for adaptation to cushion their people against climate […]

Need collective action on climate change? Reward people up-front

February 3, 2014 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler For many people the value of taking action to mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts is obvious. Speak to people in the south of England where villages have been cut off for […]

Historical memory: an opportunity to build resilience

December 23, 2013 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Pablo Fernandez S. and Carolina Alvarez-Vergnani For centuries human migration has been used as an adaptation strategy. Moving from one place to another, often for environmental reasons, has allowed populations to thrive in the […]

Measuring community resilience: implications for development aid

November 20, 2013 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Molly Jones A staggering amount of development dollars – one in three, in fact – are lost due to natural disasters and crises. Certain communities are less affected than others by such disasters; they are more resilient. Knowing […]

Twelve policies to boost innovation, resilience and prosperity in cities

October 2, 2013 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Kelly McCartney Cities are ripe with sharing opportunities. That’s kind of the point of cities, when you think about it. Shared infrastructure, culture, and space are why cities are dynamos of the economy. And when citizens and […]

Resilient cities need social infrastructure too

August 12, 2013 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Megan Marini Forget sustainability. Resilience is becoming the new buzzword. Hurricane Sandy’s $50 billion worth of damage in New York City has laid bare the very real cost to cities around the world grappling with […]

Who needs money anyway? towards resilience, sustainability, and a healthier means of exchange

July 9, 2013 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Ken Banks We pay too little attention to the reserve power of the people to take care of themselves. We are too solicitous for government intervention, on the theory, first, that the people themselves […]

Locally owned businesses can help communities thrive — and survive climate change

May 28, 2013 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Stacy Mitchell Cities, where small, locally owned businesses account for a relatively large share of the economy, have stronger social networks, more engaged citizens, and better success solving problems, according to several recently published […]

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