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Resilience

New York City is launching a program that will spend $100 million in capital funding on storm protection infrastructure in lower Manhattan.
Yesterday   New York Daily News
A little history on the Inuit of the Circumpolar Region as the kickoff in a blog series by Hazel Borys
Jul 13, 2015   PlaceShakers
Blessed with an innate resilience, Philadelphia's brick rowhouses risk disrepair and redevelopment. Local nonprofits are looking for ways to keep this resource equitable.
Jun 24, 2015   Next City
Several agencies with the city of Boston will begin studying how to retrofit the city's building codes to prepare for the impacts of climate change.
Jun 22, 2015   The Boston Globe
If the Miami region manages to weather the climate change storm, it will be thanks to effective collaboration between government, the public, and private interests. Meet the woman tasked with starting that process in Miami Beach.
Jun 11, 2015   The New Tropic
According to an ACEEE report, Boston currently leads the way, with New York, Washington, DC, and San Francisco not far behind. Los Angeles, Washington, and Chicago show the most improvement since 2013.
Jun 2, 2015   American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced two new grant programs that focus on helping coastal communities and regions develop effective strategies to prepare for, and recover from, the effects of climate change.
May 28, 2015   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
As coastal communities look for new ways to build resilience, they'll need to consider options such as the natural and hybrid systems compared in a new study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Apr 30, 2015   NOAA
Meet the new plan; it's not like the old plan.
Apr 23, 2015   Capital
Explaining how planning and building for resilience reconciles with Conservative politics.
Apr 20, 2015   City Journal
Subway restoration and resilience efforts depend for a large part on federal relief. South Ferry Station, still new when the storm hit, will basically be rebuilt from scratch.
Apr 9, 2015   Second Ave. Sagas