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Localizing Resilience Strategies: Embracing the Practice of Resilience in Response to Disasters and Climate change

Guest author: John Shaw, County Emergency Management Director, Florida, USA Image credit: online (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2099811/Eleven-months-tsunami-earthquake-ravaged-Japan-new-pictures-incredible-progress-multi-billion-pound-clear-up.html). There is a saying in emergency management, “all disasters are local.” Typically, this is understood to mean the acute disaster – the hurricane, the flood, the … Continue reading

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OMG…It is Climate Change! Going through the Encyclical letter “Laudato si'” of the Holy Father Francis on care for our common home

The encyclical letter “Laudato si’” of the Holy Father solicited my curiosity. Thus, I went through it and I summarized some of the most important points that I present in the following. The aim of the encyclical letter is to … Continue reading

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Call for blog posts – EU Climate Pact & Green Deal

2 minutes read Launching the EU Climate Pact On December 16th, the EU will officially launch its Climate Pact. Here is the official blurb on the EU Commission’s climate action web page, enticing you to join the online event on … Continue reading

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Cartoons for systemic change & recovery

2 min read We normally change only if we have to. A popular idiom encapsulates this: “Necessity is the mother of invention”. If we don’t acutely perceive the need to change, we might just settle for the status quo, and … Continue reading

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Placemaking and Climate Resilience

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COVID-19 and climate resilience: Effective disaster prevention and management practices 

Read time: 7 minutes Guest author: Olga Chepelianskaia (UNICITI) Editor’s note: This post shares the findings of two related articles that link the current crisis with climate resilience. These investigate: 1) human encroachment into natural ecosystems; and 2) resilience planning in … Continue reading

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Swarming Landscape – the art of designing for climate adaptation. A book review

In the last decades cities have been responsible for the majority of greenhouse gas emissions. In turn, the effects of climate change such as extreme natural events – for instance hurricanes – have violently plagued cities creating social and economic … Continue reading

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Climate for Culture. Final arrival in Munich

It has been presented, in Munich, Germany, and with a public event lasted two days, the final stage of the European project “Climate for Culture,” lasted five years, to which I had the honor to participate for a short meeting … Continue reading

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Welcome 2021 – a fresh new start!

Reading time: 3 minutes Goodbye 2020, welcome 2021 Without doubt, 2020 was a challenging year for all of us. Equally, the challenges came with a silver lining. Every challenge, personal or collective, is an opportunity to become more resilient and … Continue reading

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You could be… the next editor-in-chief of the blog of the AESOP YA network

On behalf of the YA coordination team and the small but growing team of YA blog editors, I would personally like to invite you to consider a small but key move in your career as academic / researcher / spatial … Continue reading

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