At the center of the new Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation portal is a tool that features data relevant to making decisions and projections about climate conditions that can be searched by address to help communities adapt.
Posts Tagged: sustainability
In Atlanta, one nonprofit is using geographic tools help locate and analyze often overlooked land within and alongside highways as sites for solar panel arrays.
Sustainability is usually discussed as a personal choice. How about bringing it to the workplace? How can you promote a sustainable workplace environment?
What makes a community intelligent? How is it different from a smart city?
Exploring the connections between public and private sectors, political and legal drivers and components of sustainable development.
Stormwater utility fees are a common public-private partnership to fund stormwater programs. Maintaining an equatable fee structure is important.
Strong Cities founder Chuck Marohn believes that the current urban development model is fundamentally flawed, but that it is not too late to start building and investing more sustainably.
We have a massive gap between what we spend on infrastructure and what we need to spend to bring our systems up to snuff.
It’s no secret that the ocean is a vast space. Comprising over 90 percent of the Earth’s habitable space, it seems impossible that humans could have a serious impact on this massive environment teeming with life. However, scientific research at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proving that we can and are havingRead… Read more »
We hear it every day: Government needs to cut costs. But how? If government is going to continue serving the public, there are certain things like workforce, infrastructure, and technology that must receive funding. Instead of cutting vital assets, we must instead seek efficiencies. According to IBM, a primary focus area should be how weRead… Read more »