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U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro talks about how HUD helps rebuild communities after natural disasters. After Hurricane Sandy, HUD shifted from just helping communities rebuild the way they were before, to showing communities how to rebuild to be resilient for the future. "Our hope is that through the investments that we're making now and the example that these communities that are participating in Rebuild By Design in the National Disaster Resilience Competition the example that they're setting will set best practices that are then adopted by states throughout our country," said Secretary Castro. Published on Mar 16, 2015
Published on Nov 28, 2012 this is a tutorial on what is sustainability an important question if one is to teach it as discussed by Jason Hamilton and published by The Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) at Ithaca College.
Leading Voices: Sustainability and Higher Education, Dartmouth
Elizabeth Wilson, a professor at the University of Minnesota, talks about working across disciplines to tackle important real world problems. Published on Jul 17, 2013
“I think that sustainability is one of the key cornerstones of how we are going to be educating our students in the future,” says Wilson. “It’s up to us as professors, as universities, to provide them the educational opportunities and training to really go out in the world and make a difference.”
Wisdom Holder's Circle Luncheon, The Garrison Institute. The Garrison Institute applies the transformative power of contemplation to today's pressing social and environmental con
cerns, helping build a more compassionate, resilient future.
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Published on Feb 25, 2015
The American economy will face significant and widespread disruptions from climate change. Our health, safety and prosperity are threatened unless policymakers and businesses take immediate action to respond to and reduce climate risk. This panel will highlight innovative public-private solutions and discuss how businesses, governments and communities can work together to become more resilient.
- Joel Beauvais, Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy, U.S. EPA
- Pam O’Connor, Councilmember, City of Santa Monica, CA
- Harriet Tregoning, Director of the Office of Economic Resilience, U.S. Office of Housing and Urban Development
- Kate Dineen, Director, NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program, New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery
In this excerpt from the January 2015 event 'How to Build Better, More Resilient Cities', Dr Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation President, and one of the world's leading public thinkers, brings together ground-breaking research to outline a radical future in which individuals, companies and entire societies avert disaster by creating more dynamic, more resilient cities. Published on Feb 20, 2015
You can watch the full event here on EarthSayers.tv, Investing and Sustainability special collection.
Polly Curtice is the Director of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. She talks about our need to change our thinking and incorporate sustainability principles and practices in our thinking and actions. Published on May 22, 2014
International mining giant Rio Tinto's plans to develop a massive copper mine there would leave a depression in the ground the size of the Winslow meteor crater, drain the aquifer and destroy important streams, springs and wildlife habitat.
Oak Flat is also home to numerous species of wildlife, including an ocelot that was killed on a nearby road several years ago. The area was formally withdrawn from mining by presidential order 50 years ago, but Congress recently approved a land swap that allows the company to obtain private control of the land and evade environmental laws in the process.Published on Feb 10, 2015 by Center for Biological Diversity.
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