Resilience, in this moment

GreenBiz

Leadership Risk & Resilience Two Steps ForwardCan we survive and thrive amid the multiple stressors coming our way?

What COVID-19 teaches us about resilience

GreenBiz

The unprecedented response to coronavirus, however, may provide the best argument for local grid resilience we’ve ever had. COVID-19 Electricity Grid Energy & Climate Power Points resilience

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How to build a flood resilient future

GreenBiz

A new book shows how we can adapt the built and natural environment to be more flood resilient in the face of climate change. Books Disaster Recovery resilience Risk & Resilience Weather GreenBiz Reads

The many faces of energy resilience

GreenBiz

The many faces of energy resilience. Resilience" is a powerful word in 2020. Thinking about the idea of resilience as it relates to equity and energy systems merely as the ability to keep the lights on, however, is missing a powerful opportunity to right the scales of justice.

Resilient business strategies in a time of crisis and beyond

GreenBiz

Corporate Strategy COVID-19 Resilience Risk & ResilienceA roadmap to recovery based on sustainability principles includes applying futures thinking and embracing diverse perspectives.

Cuba Is Boosting Climate Resilience In Agriculture

CleanTechnica

In a post by the Environmental Defense Fund, the organization shares that Cuba is boosting climate resilience in agriculture and explains three things that the small island country could show us. Agriculture Biofuels Clean Power Climate Change Research Solar Energy Biogas Cuba Cuba National Plan to Confront Climate Change Environmental Defense Fund Foundation of Antonio Núñez Jiménez rising sea levels Tarea Vida Vermont-Caribbean Institute

Solar Under Storm Part II: Designing Hurricane-Resilient PV Systems

CleanTechnica

Buildings Clean Power Consumer Technology Rooftop Solar Solar Cells Solar Energy Solar Panels Caribbean Islands Clinton Climate Initiative FCX Solar Hurricane-Resilient Hurricane-Resilient PV Systems hurricanes island energy rocky mountain institute Solar Under Storm Solar Under Storm Part IIThe last three years have seen major hurricanes wreak havoc on island nations.

How to assess candidates’ decarbonization and climate resilience plans

GreenBiz

Climate Change decarbonization Policy & Politics Policy & Politics resilienceLook for three overarching attributes, says a Nobel-winning scientist.

6 Ways the Agricultural Resilience Act Equips Farmers to Fight the Climate Crisis with Science

CleanTechnica

Last month, Representative Chellie Pingree (D ME-1) introduced a bold and comprehensive policy proposal — the Agricultural Resilience Act (ARA, H.R.5861) — to set farmers up with the tools they need to tackle the climate crisis. Agriculture Climate Change Health Policy & Politics Research Science Agricultural Resilience Act agroecology Chellie Pingree Conservation Stewardship Program Global Weirding usda

How indoor ag is growing a resilient food revolution

GreenBiz

Climate Change Cities Food & Agriculture Risk & Resilience Two Steps ForwardIt's not just about growing more food and using fewer inputs. It's also about creating local, adaptive food systems that can withstand the effects of climate change.

Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain

GreenBiz

Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain. Can a circular supply chain hold more resiliency than its linear counterpart? Join this session to hear from companies forging robust, resilient, circular supply chains.

Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience

GreenBiz

Cities Gray Water Green New Deal Infrastructure Risk & Resilience Water Efficiency & ConservationWe need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.

Is The World Approaching Green Architecture All Wrong?

CleanTechnica

How does social resilience merge with architectural design to increase community adaptation to the climate crisis. Buildings Climate Change Consumer Technology Andrés Duany architecture Climate resiliency ecological resilience Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk Sustainability

4 conversations we should have about energy resilience

GreenBiz

Energy & Climate Power Points resilienceThe technology is ready, but financing and overly complicated regulations are getting in the way.

NY-Funded Solar One Program Empowers Vulnerable Communities With Solar + Storage, Emergency Resilience

CleanTechnica

Batteries Buildings Clean Power Climate Change Community Solar Consumer Technology Energy Storage Grid Grid Storage Health Lithium-Ion Batteries Policy & Politics Rooftop Solar Smart Grid Solar Energy Solar Prices battery cost blackouts Emergency Resilience emergency responders Environmental justice Harlem heatwaves New York new york city new york solar energy NYC nyc solar power resilience RMI S.U.N. Solar One is an organization that I've experienced first hand.

The rising tide of city resilience

GreenBiz

Members of the now-disbanded 100 Resilient Cities initiative are back, with a new network dedicated to championing urban initiatives meant to combat the effects of climate change. Cities On the VERGE resilience

Adapting To Fire: How Cities Can Enhance Resilience With Distributed Energy

CleanTechnica

This is likely to increase wildfire prevalence in the state in 2020, and it underscores the point that communities need to be thinking about a range of strategies to increase their resilience to wildfires. As California experienced uncharacteristically low precipitation in February, normally its peak rainy season, parts of the state are moving into drought conditions.

This is what energy resilience could look like

GreenBiz

all-electric Energy & Climate Equity & Inclusion Microgrids Power Points Renewable Energy resilience Solar Energy StorageA microgrid pilot program run by Colorado cooperative Holy Cross Energy includes four all-electric homes in an affordable housing community.

Black farmers embrace and implement solutions for climate resiliency

GreenBiz

Agriculture Carbon Capture Carbon Removal farmers Regenerative Agriculture resilience"Our duty as earthkeepers is to call the exiled carbon back into the land and to bring the soil life home," said Larisa Jacobson, co-director of Soul Fire Farm.

How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times

GreenBiz

How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times. The produce industry has long been building resiliency through sustainability strategies.

10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids

CleanTechnica

A year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico and left millions without power, schools have equipped themselves to withstand future weather events and grid outages to continue providing education to their students.

Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California's car ban

GreenBiz

Episode 239: Wildfires and resilience, California's car ban. GreenBiz analyst Sarah Golden speaks with state senator Jeff Golden (her father) about the climate change influence and what's next for improving resilience. . Resilience.

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy

GreenBiz

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy. The call for a more resilient, circular and low-carbon economic model has garnered support from a growing number of businesses and governments over the past few years, and appears today more relevant than ever. Risk & Resilience. Resilience. Jocelyn Bleriot. Fri, 05/29/2020 - 01:00. The COVID-19 crisis has disastrous human and economic consequences, revealing our system’s exposure to a variety of risks.

6 Keys to Turn Coastal Resilience Plans into Action

The City Fix

Cyclone Amphan slammed into countries surrounding the Sea of Bengal this May. The storm was the second most powerful the region has seen in two decades, affecting over 12 million people in four countries. In Bangladesh, the water surged up to 4. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Electricity Resilience In Florida: Hurricane Dorian vs. Tesla Powerwall

CleanTechnica

As a researcher at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) in Cocoa, Florida, I’ve lived with hurricanes my entire professional career. Each year is like a bad lottery since Florida is a hurricane magnet. Given the paths of past hurricanes, there’s plenty of reason for concern. Living in the state in September suggests a shooting gallery experience — with these hits by major storms, but a lot of near misses.

Microgrids could help California improve grid resilience in face of wildfire threat

GreenBiz

Energy & Climate Microgrids Risk & Resilience VERGE 19Installations covering municipal and rural county critical facilities, especially fire stations and water districts, are an important first step.

Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions Is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

The City Fix

Climate Resilience Urban Development air pollution air quality Build Back Better building California Canada Cities4Forests climate resilient flooding infrastructure James Anderson Lisa Beyer Los Angeles natural infrastructure nature nature-based solutions resilience sea level rise Singapore VancouverCapital City, a (hypothetical) seaside metropolis, has a growing population.

Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves

GreenBiz

Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves. There is an urgent, global need for building urban resilience to heat and, as usual, business has a key role to play. We need to build resilience into both physical and social structures of our cities.

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future

GreenBiz

Sustainable Recovery: ESG Values and our Resilient Future. The essential role of ESG principles in business model resilience.

Disruption and resilience:

Impact Alpha

The post Disruption and resilience: appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impacts. Here’s an elbow bump from across the social distance. Like many of you, we spent the weekend hunkering down and getting oriented to the new virtual reality. It seems the coronavirus pandemic could bring out either the worst or the best in us. The clear intent of the growing community of. Institutional Shift Smarter Money paywall Impact Voices

Energy resilience, flexibility highlight utility industry event

GreenBiz

Here's the buzz about the energy transition from DistribuTech. Energy & Climate Microgrids Power Points Renewable Energy Energy Storage

How this startup uses data to facilitate resilience in the face of deep climate uncertainty

GreenBiz

A Q&A with Geospiza cofounder Sarah Tuneberg about the innovative risk assessment platform and its commitment to driving resilience for communities, enterprises and the globe. Data Data resilience Technology Risk The Sustainable MBA

Christophe Caranchini proposes resilient floating houses for Kiribati

Inhabitat - Innovation

French architect Christophe Caranchini has proposed prefabricated floating communities that promote off-grid, communal living in Kiribati

Transparency and Resilience in Fashion

CleanTech Group

Fashion Materials & Chemicals Recycling & Waste Sector Insights Supply Chain Textiles chemical recycling fashion waste resilience tracking transparencyCovid-19 has highlighted the fragility of many fashion supply chains. Brands cancelling or refusing to pay for orders have forced millions of garment.

Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience

GreenBiz

Blue carbon' markets could be a crucial pathway for increasing private investment in coastal and marine conservation projects. Carbon Policy Oceans & Fisheries Water Efficiency & Conservation