Resilience

smart cities council readiness challenge
November 15, 2018

The Smart Cities Council – the industry’s largest coalition – has opened applications for its 2019 North American Readiness Challenge, an annual program that has so far helped nearly a dozen cities and states advance their smart cities initiatives.

nibs
November 07, 2018

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has issued its latest report in a multi-year study on natural hazard mitigation.

American Cities Climate Challenge Winners
November 06, 2018

Hawaii’s capital has been added as eighteenth of 20 cities to be awarded resources and technical support to help achieve their ambitious climate goals.

100rc funding

Credit: 100 Resilient Cities

November 05, 2018

A pilot program to boost financing for resilient community development has been announced by 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC).

green works orlando

Credit: Green Works Orlando

October 30, 2018

Just weeks after presenting the updated 2018 Green Works Orlando Community Action Plan to the Mayor and City Commissioners, Orlando’s top sustainability expert brought insight and expertise to fellow city leaders and innovators during Smart Cities Connect this week in Tampa.

san leandro fiber

Credit: City of San Leandro, CA

October 11, 2018

Bay Area city greenlights broadband expansion, and reinforces resilience efforts with public events to educate and engage residents.

resilience funding
September 10, 2018 | Kimberly Seigel

As our firm’s Research Knowledge Manager, I am always seeking to learn more about how to prepare for a resilient future.

dallas heat island

Credit: The Nature Conservancy

August 30, 2018

In the nation’s third worst urban “heat island,” one data-driven community-wide collaboration in Dallas, TX is working to live up to its name, Cool & Connected Oak Cliff.

August 15, 2018

Cities are conglomerations of human life which coexist in big, often huge, urban sprawls. Think of the urban buzz of people, vehicles, buildings, facilities, utilities and infrastructure which make a city just that. It isn’t very efficient, right?

UN Environment Yale University ecological living module
August 10, 2018

UN Environment and Yale University in collaboration with UN Habitat unveiled a new eco-housing module, to spark public discussion and new ideas on how sustainable design can provide decent, affordable housing while limiting the overuse of natural resources and climate change.

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