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We are proud to announce the launch of our first mobile app, Get Ready: The Game of Home Hazard Preparedness!
The Adaptation Library (www.adaptationlibrary.com) has been expanded! Aside from a fresh faced design, the site now includes products from other leading institutions and countries around the world, with an added focus on forestry and energy specific adaptation resources.
Trois jeux amusants et engageants pour éduquer les communautés sur le changement climatique et la résilience!
We are proud to announce the launch of our first mobile app, Get Ready: The Game of Home Hazard Preparedness! ICLEI has also developed three other fun and engaging games to educate communities about climate change and resilience!
The 2014 Livable Cities Forum brought together North American adaptation practitioners to explore the theme of building resilient communities in picturesque Vancouver, BC.
The flooding experienced by the City of Calgary may be one of the most-covered weather-related extreme events in Canada's history as municipal staff and residents took to social media to capture what unfolded on Twitter, Facebook, blogs, and various other online platforms - and Calgarians are better off for it.
A new report from the Centre for Climate and Energy Solutions highlights the need for stronger responses by businesses and government when it comes to weather risk and preparedness. Are companies going to take a larger role in climate policy?
It's mid-July, and summer has already produced a number of very significant and newsworthy weather events. But can we blame climate change? Yes, but it isn't as simple as saying that climate change caused any single event. Consider the following:
Elected officials in the U.S. demonstrate their leadership by joining the Resilient Communities for America campaign.