Resilience Matters: Building Sustainable Futures

A new e-book highlights the work of people and organizations planning more resilient cities.

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March 14, 2024, 10:00 AM PDT

By Diana Ionescu @aworkoffiction

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A new e-book from Island Press called Resilience Matters captures the “hopeful, life-affirming” work of contributors to the Island Press Urban Resilience Project (URP), which aims “to imagine and inspire the sustainable, equitable, resilient cities of the future.”

In these pages, you’ll see how the Biden administration’s historic climate investments are making their way to communities hit hardest by inequity and climate change. You'll learn how nonprofits are helping grassroots groups navigate the bureaucracy and land federal dollars, and how foundations are bringing solar to lower-income communities. You’ll also explore how much of this inspiring work is being led by residents of low-income communities of color on the frontlines of the climate crisis.

The full e-book is available for download at the source link.

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