White House Forum notes: On Wednesday, August 3rd I was invited, along with another 100+ experts, to a forum about smart financing ideas for Disaster Resilience. You have to give the Obama Administration credit for advancing the term “resilience.” Over the past several years, the term “resilience” has come to the forefront of the discussions […]
Establish a planning and acquisition fund to create sustainable, resilient communities for those displaced from low-lying, coastal and drought-stricken areas. Communities would feature transit-oriented development, affordable housing options and other sustainable features ideal for millennials, post-millennials and seniors.
A CALL TO ACTION
“a mind boggling, kaleidoscopic tour-de- force ranging from the utopian to the very urgent and practical . . . . It is a visionary manifesto for how to secure a brighter future.” Klaus Jacob
Every government official, legislator, investor, developer, community leader, architect, urban planner and student should read this book to navigate the rising tides of the unknown in this ever-changing climate to brighter economic horizons.
A practical strategy to save those living along low-lying coastal and in drought-stricken areas. A new 'manifesto' that creates opportunities for private sector investment, economic growth, jobs in America and community development in an era of climate change.
As some of you may know, I have started writing a book I call “How to Save Million(s) of Lives — A Call for Action.” My work at The NRF and Built Environment has involved what I call Plan A efforts to reduce our collective carbon footprint (i.e., consistent with Paris COP 21 objectives). This […]
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