Resilience

August 17, 2017

As of July 7, there have been nine weather and climate disaster events in 2017 that saw losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States, according to NOAA - marking a trend that will likely continue to grow.

August 15, 2017

The increased emphasis being placed by cities-small as well as large-on embedding resilience into their land use and development policies was the topic of the 2017 Resilient Cities Summit cohosted in Stowe, Vermont, by ULI, the National League of Cities, and the U.S. Green Building Council. The... read more

August 09, 2017

It's not enough for the country's most advanced and sophisticated cities to be at the forefront of technological innovation with "smart" parking meters or informational kiosks. They also need to be sustainable and show an ability to preserve natural areas, according to Anil Ahuja, an engineering... read more

strategies to avoid displacement with technology
August 08, 2017

Auntie Sally is a union member at an electronics factory in Singapore producing wire bonds, the tiny wires in your mobile phone, tablet or step tracker that connect the semiconductor chip to its housing.

August 07, 2017

Last week, an inspirational group of mayors, senior city officials, and nationally-recognized experts gathered in Stowe, Vermont, for the 2017 Resilient Cities Summit, hosted by the National League of Cities (NLC), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).... read more

displacement jobs training AI
August 02, 2017

Job displacement is not new, but the scale and speed will increase in the coming years – a 2013 study by Frey and Osborne suggested that 47 percent of workers in America held jobs with a high risk of potential automation.

July 18, 2017

It's Environmental Justice 101: Just as the brunt of pollution (asthma rates, unsafe drinking water) tends to fall on low-income communities of color, the worst impacts of climate change are likely to do more damage to the health, property and economic stability of historically underserved... read more

July 12, 2017

Donald Trump has called America's inner cities "crime infested," "almost at an all-time low" and "more dangerous than some of the war zones," even as violent crime in America has been declining for decades. Which isn't to say that our cities don't still face serious problems. But what are they... read more

July 11, 2017

Consumers tend to be most excited about IoT applications that improve their home life, from smart TVs and thermostats to ovens that cook food automatically. However, IoT in the healthcare industry could be much bigger-and much more impactful on your health and lifestyle.

July 06, 2017

Cities are rapidly evolving to keep up with current and future challenges that come with expanding populations - and the private sector is helping them along the way. During the Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo in Austin, TX, from June 26 through June 28, representatives from cities,... read more

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