By Senior Program Officer Jaime Love and Program Officer Nicole EnrightTransparency, trust, truth, trauma, and healing.That’s how our New Orleans-based partners, Healthy Community Services, described their approach to their resilience project, [...]
The World Health Organization's Europe Health Evidence Network (HEN) just released a review of measurement strategies for community resilience, and featured ISC's report Building Community Resilience in Maricopa County as a case study of a [...]
Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
I live in Miami – a few blocks from the bay, behind a small strip of mangroves. In recent years the city has become the poster-child for climate change and extreme weather events. I grew up, in-part, in Cape [...]
Our partners say it best—empowering community-based organizations and the residents they serve creates "an opportunity for monumental change."
The Partnership for Resilient Communities provides community-based [...]
This has been the year of the disaster. Hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires have ravaged North America.In addition to the terrible loss of life and property, impacted communities have struggled with the loss of energy. Electricity is the [...]
Over the past three years, the Solar Market Pathways project, a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office initiative, has supported 14 innovative solar projects around the country with the goal of increasing solar energy [...]
Empowering residents to lead resilience efforts is critical to developing solutions that are responsive and relevant to all members of a community. That’s why we are partnering with community-based organizations like Eastside Community Network [...]
In 2016 alone, the community solar market quadrupled, with 101 community solar projects installing more than 108 megawatts of shared solar across the country. The next five years will see the addition of 1.8 gigawatts, helping expand the [...]
Monday was Resilience Day at the White House (which we think is almost as much fun as Big Block of Cheese Day) and we’re seeing a whole bunch of great action and information about the importance of resilience.
The White House has outlined [...]
As we look back on the five years since Tropical Storm Irene, one of the biggest changes we’ve observed has been in Vermonters’ understanding of watersheds. Of course, practitioners who work on water issues have always looked at the landscape in [...]
What’s hot this summer? Regional resilience.
Local action is an essential component of effective climate action – but we’re pretty excited about the all of the ways that regional action – local leaders working together – can have [...]
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Our team just finished up some fieldwork in Bangladesh as part of our research for the Global Resilience Challenge. If you don’t know about the Challenge, it’s a grant competition led by the Global [...]