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A Fresh Look at Peer Learning
Immersive and engaging peer learning helps community-based organizations develop innovative solutions.
Climate and Economic Resilience Resource Guide
An outline of participating teams.
Understanding Risk – Sascha Petersen, ISC
This video featuring Sascha Petersen – Senior Program Officer at ISC and Managing Director of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals – explains how to use the Climate and Economic Vulnerability worksheet, also uploaded as a resource
Small Town Resilience: Building the Future, Surviving the Storm
Hon. John Robert Smith, Chair of Transportation for America and former Mayor of Meridian Mississippi speaks on how he as mayor fostered climate and economic resilience in his small town.
Using NOAA’s Digital Coast Resources – Jamie Carter, Jen Horton
This presentation was delivered by Jamie Carter of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and Jen Horton of the National Association of Counties. It was delivered during a concurrent session at the 2015 Climate and Economic Resilience SCLA in Boston. The presentation covers a variety of tools available to communities to help plan for, measure, and mitigate the impacts of climate change on coastal economies.
Fortune Favors the Prepared Mind
This presentation was delivered at the closing of the 2015 Climate and Economic Resilience SCLA by Harriet Tregoning, Director of the Office of Economic Resilience at HUD. Using the example of Washington, DC, she articulates the importance of how a diversity of transportation choices can make communities more resilient to economic downturns.
Small Town Resilience Building the Future, Surviving the Storm
This presentation was delivered by John Robert Smith, Co-Chair of Transportation for America and former Mayor of Meridian, Mississippi, at the 2015 Climate and Economic Development. It covers a range of topics, including importance of the social component of resilience, downtown revitalization, and Meridian's response to Hurricane Katrina.
Resilience in the Metro Boston Region
This presentation, delivered at the 2015 Climate and Economic Resilience SCLA in Boston by Marc Draisen of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, provides an overview of resilience work in the Metro Boston region, with a particular focus on the winter 2015 extreme snowfall events that crippled the region's transportation infrastructure.
Introduction to the Climate and Economic Resilience SCLA
This presentation was the introduction to the March 2015 Climate and Economic Resilience SCLA. It was delivered by Chris Forinash of ISC and covered the purpose of the workshop, information about the participating teams, a summary of resources offered through the SCLN, and background information on ISC.
City of Cambridge, MA Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment
This presentation, delivered at the March 2015 Climate and Economic Resilience SCLA by John Bolduc from the City of Cambridge, MA, details the process and findings of Cambridge's climate vulnerability assessment.
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