Welcome to the inaugural year of Building Better- the online publication produced by the Resilience Youth Network. This space is dedicated to producing thoughtful, educational, and helpful articles that focus on how communities will adapt to climate change in resilient, sustainable, and equitable ways.
The Resilience Youth Network is excited to announce our partnership with the Natural Disasters Expo, an event that brings together experts and practitioners in the field of disaster preparedness and response in order to predict, prevent and manage natural disasters.
At the 27th Conference of Parties (COP 27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, over 45,000 attendees convened in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, to discuss solutions, strategies, and global commitments to address climate change.
On the international stage, climate change has most often been addressed in relation to mitigation, which focuses on reducing greenhouse gas emissions to lessen future impacts. As current climate conditions worsen there is a growing need to focus on climate change adaptation as well.
Indigenous lands contain eighty percent of the planet’s biodiversity, which is not just a coincidence.
In 1802, Congress created the United States Army Corp of Engineers. By the 20th Century, the Corp had taken on the responsibility of managing and improving flood control and navigation, notably constructing the world’s longest networks of levees along the Mississippi River after the disastrous flood of 1927.
This year, more intense and frequent natural disasters have fully exposed the reality of a present and dangerous global climate crisis.
The Miami-Dade board of commissioners voted to build a homeless encampment next to a Florida nature preserve in a 3-2 decision. The nature preserve in question? Virginia Key.
Freakish climate is here to stay. Colorado should build homes and cities that can withstand it.
An Infographic article created for the Colorado School of Mines describing water resource challenges in northeastern Colorado.
I threw the car in gear, racing through sheets of rain back to the music festival. I had left my friends asleep in their tents to attend a family wedding, and in my absence, Hurricane Matthew had descended.
This article demonstrates several fundamental models that are making strides in the arena of natural and technological water supply solutions.