Urban Resilience to Extremes SRN Blog

UREx Podcast Debut

Future Cities is a new podcast created by UREx graduate students and postdocs. We hope to use this podcast as a way to communicate our own research with a broader audience, to share stories from across the network, and highlight... Continue Reading →

The Next Era of Market Finance for Resilience

In The Next Era of Market Finance for Resilience, Joyce Coffee -- President of Climate Resilience Consulting and UREx SRN Management Team member -- helps cities find creative ways of funding resilience to climate change. Check it out, along with the... Continue Reading →

National Adaptation Forum: Leaving Me with More Questions Than Answers – and That’s Good – By Joyce Coffee

As with the best exchanges of ideas in higher education, the bi-annual National Adaptation Forum of the adaptation minded left me with more questions than answers.  Four days, 100 people and over 60 sessions held the potential to solve my... Continue Reading →

Brainstorming transformative solutions – Sustainable Puerto Rico in 2080, a focus on energy and food security – Stephen Balogh, PhD

"I was inspired by the UREx SRN Scenario Workshop we had in San Juan this past February 3rd to ruminate about the future of energy and food in Puerto Rico.  I chose to take a decidedly qualitative approach to do so and... Continue Reading →

Reflections on the San Juan Futures Scenario Workshop / Reflexiones sobre el Taller de Escenarios Futuros de San Juan

On February 3rd, we held our first UREx SRN Scenarios Workshop in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Joining the San Juan City Team and the Scenarios Working Group were about 45 practitioners, including municipal planners, infrastructure and emergency managers, community and... Continue Reading →

How Health, Climate Change, and Social Justice Intersect in Chicago

A look at Chicago's historic heat wave and present day adaptive capacity to weather-related stresses shows why the Social part of the SETS framework, e.g. social inequity, is a useful lens through which to view city resilience. How Health, Climate... Continue Reading →

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Welcome to the new Urban Resilience to Extremes Blog!

We are excited to share with you this new forum, which is now open to discussions and themes related to the UREx Sustainability Research Network. We will publish blog posts about network ideas, opinions, news, events, and other UREx topics.... Continue Reading →

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