Resilience, in this moment


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

What COVID-19 teaches us about resilience


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


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

Resilient business strategies in a time of crisis and beyond


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


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.

What it will take for China to rebuild global supply chain resilience after COVID-19


COVID-19 resilience Risk & Resilience Supply chain Supply ChainPeople are returning to work and their daily lives but there is a lot companies must do to resume their normal productions and respond to the economic effects of the crisis.

How to assess candidates’ decarbonization and climate resilience plans


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

4 conversations we should have about energy resilience


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

How indoor ag is growing a resilient food revolution


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.

The rising tide of city resilience


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

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


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.

The COVID-19 recovery requires a resilient circular economy


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. Resilience.

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


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.

Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience


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.

This is what energy resilience could look like


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.

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


Solar One is an organization that I've experienced first hand. An active force in clean urban transition, in particular aiding low-income households, it deserves support.

Black farmers embrace and implement solutions for climate resiliency


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.

10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids


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.

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


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.

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


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

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.

Energy resilience, flexibility highlight utility industry event


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

Electricity Resilience In Florida: Hurricane Dorian vs. Tesla Powerwall


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.

Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience


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

Governments need to find better ways to finance a resilient tomorrow


Energy & Climate resilience Weather GreenBiz ReadsIn order to prepare for more climate disruption, the United States and others will have to "raise unprecedented amounts of money to cope with the impacts of climate change.".

NYSERDA CEO Alicia Barton on Resilience in the Cleantech Industry

Greentown Labs

We have to figure out how to be resilient and try to pivot our approaches. The post NYSERDA CEO Alicia Barton on Resilience in the Cleantech Industry appeared first on Greentown Labs. NYSERDA CEO Alicia Barton spoke with Greentown Labs CEO Emily Reichert on May 15.

Watt It Takes: Building Climate-Resilient, Restorative Hydropower


Gia Schneider and her brother Abe started Natel Energy based on a hydropower turbine their father designed. And after more than a decade of R&D, pilots, software development and a project for Apple, Natel is preparing for the next level of scale. “Our objectives have actually not wavered.

Local: A glimmer of hope for a post-pandemic world


Local food, manufacturing and retail could see a revival as we strive for community resilience in the new normal. Cities COVID-19 Risk & Resilience Two Steps Forward

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These key investments can build resilience to pandemics and climate change


Here's what will help beyond immediate disaster response. Health

Resilience after recession: 4 ways to reboot the U.S. economy


It's important to choose wisely. COVID-19 Policy & Politics

Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty

Clean Energy Trust

Wild Lupine at the Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin Resiliency is a familiar word for those working on solutions for clean energy, decarbonization, and environmental sustainability. What does resiliency mean to you ?

Governments and businesses seek resilience in a changing climate


Entities are looking more closely at microgrids and other technologies as a solution. Energy & Climate Microgrids Renewable Energy Weather

GIIN launches Response, Recovery and Resilience Investment Coalition

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 12 – The GIIN has launched the Response, Recovery and Resilience Investment Coalition. The post GIIN launches Response, Recovery and Resilience Investment Coalition appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

CEBN Webinar: Boosting Energy Resilience with New FEMA Program

CleanTech Alliance

We hope you can join us for the first installment in this series, which is produced in partnership with NASEO: FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) Program Friday, April […]. Source: The Clean Energy Business Network, April 21, 2020 BCSE & CEBN are proud to present Powering Forward, a new webinar series examining developments across the clean energy economy.

What western states can learn from Native American wildfire management strategies


resilience Risk & Resilience RiskIndigenous climate adaptation plans have actively managed forest ecosystems with fire for centuries.

Investments in resilience pay dividends in combating the corona pandemic

Impact Alpha

Chalk it up to the resilience dividend. Cities who have taken a resilience approach are better prepared,” Global Resilient Cities. The post Investments in resilience pay dividends in combating the corona pandemic appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Adapting to fire: How cities can enhance resilience with distributed energy


Solar-plus-storage and microgrids are among the powerful tools to help cities withstand nature disasters. Renewable Energy Water Conservation

Elevated climate-related risks spur new approaches to doing business


They are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability. Corporate Strategy resilience Risk & Resilience Risk

NuScale's Small Modular Nuclear Reactor -- Reliable, Resilient and Flexible

Jim Conca

NuScale’s SMR is the most resilient and reliable of any energy source, with Black-Start Capability, Island Mode and First Responder Power, not needing external grid connections, capable of withstanding earthquakes, hurricanes, tornados, floods, cyberattacks, EMP threats and geomagnetic disturbances

Peers sought to build urban resilience platform

Envirotec Magazine

Nature-based urban resilience infrastructure in Milan, Italy. A new peer-to-peer platform is helping municipalities and water utilities find reliable innovative solutions to their infrastructure resilience challenges, according to the firm behind it, Isle Utilities.