What does resilience mean for our cities? How can mitigation and adaptation reduce the impact of climate change on our societies? Learn more about solutions that are making a difference for communities around the world.
Local solutions to global climate challenges
We sat down with three industry and community experts who are already working to prepare urban environments for exactly these sorts of challenges. Sabrina Bornstein, Principal and Head of Climate Resilience at Buro Happold, Christopher Westley, Senior Vice President of Strategic Services at Skanska USA Commercial Development, and Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, are all leaders working to shape climate-resilient urban spaces.
Making our cities climate-resilient
How can cities prepare for the impact of climate change in ways that also improve social equity? In this episode of Shaping Sustainable Places, we discuss what cities are doing to become more resilient.
Designing and building climate-resilient cities
Fires and floods, droughts and downpours: the extreme weather seen around the world this year, which has killed thousands and forced millions from their homes, is in line with predictions under climate modeling of global warming.