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Webinar: Urban Resilience in the Era of Climate Change

Ann Kinzig

  • Chief Research Strategist and Director of Research Development, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Juile Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, School of Life Sciences, College of

In an era rocked by climate change and other large-scale disruptions, our cities must be resilient to survive and thrive. But what does that mean, exactly? This webinar will use the lenses of urban sustainability and resilience thinking to explore many pressing questions about the practical, day-to-day management of cities. What characteristics do resilient cities share, and what can be done to cultivate them? Is resilience determined by a city’s “hardware”—its infrastructure and built environment—or its “software,” its political will and social capital?

Thursday, October 29, 2015
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.