29 Oct '13, 5pm

Great read! Resilient Against What?How US Municipalities Are Understanding & Acting on #Resilience

Resilience is often understood simply as the ability to “bounce back” from a single disaster like a hurricane or earthquake. This survey commissioned by Post Carbon Institute found that leading US municipalities already have a much more sophisticated understanding of resilience involving economic, energy, and social challenges—and they're putting it into action through policies, regulations, and programs. Report Authors: Jim Thayer , Morgan Rider , Daniel Lerch executive summary | download full report (1.4MB) take a short version of the survey Resilient against what? by Post Carbon Institute Executive Summary Over the last fifteen years, many US municipalities have set sustainability goals and implemented policies and programs to achieve them. More recently, resilience has emerged as an additional goal of some municipalities, particularly in the wake of extreme weather eve...

Full article: http://www.postcarbon.org/report/1890087-resilient-agains...

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