Tags: Urban Resilience

Resilience Projects as Experiments:Implementing climate change resilience in Asian cities

The capacity of actors and institutions to learn and reorganize is central to the resilience of complex systems, particularly in the context of rapidly urbanizing cities. A process of qualitative, reflective research among practitioners within the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) showed that development projects and programmes can contribute meaningfully to this capacity …

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A Global Dialogue on Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

The Red Cross/Red Crescent is facilitating a two-year technology initiative to collaboratively explore, inform and adapt emerging solutions to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable urban communities. We will collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders to help ensure future solutions are accessible and affordable, appropriate to community needs and context, ethical, integrated with supportive policies …

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Powering Progress: Smart Infrastructure and The Future of Cities: Massoud Amin at TEDxUMN

Massoud Amin witnessed the 1977 NYC blackout, the 9/11 tragedies near DC, and the collapse of the I-35W bridge. He works on enabling smart, secure and resilient infrastructures. He leads extensive projects in smart grids and is considered the “father of smart grid.” He holds the Honeywell/H.W. Sweatt Chair in Technological Leadership at the University …

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