Resilience 2:1 Blog

SISU – this is what we need

SISU is an untranslatable Finnish term that blends RESILIENCE, tenacity, persistence, determination, perseverance and sustained, rather than momentary, courage: the psychological strength to ensure that regardless of the cost or the consequences, what has to be done will be done.


7. European Congress on use, management and conservation of buildings of historical value

Born in the past, used today, preserved for the future. 14-15 November 2018, Hofburg Wien, Ostereich


Google announces it will build Toronto’s neighbourhood of the future!

This will mark the biggest project tackled by Sidewalk Labs to date, according to Reuters, and the citizens of Toronto are here for it. Sidewalk Labs describes itself as a company that “imagines, designs, tests, and builds urban innovations to help cities meet their biggest challenges.”


International Network of Cities Where Living is Good

The Slow Cities movement promotes the use of technology oriented to improving the quality of the environment and of the urban fabric, and in addition the safe-guarding of the production of unique foods and wine that contribute to the character of the region.


Hitting toughest climate target will save world $30tn in damages, analysis shows

Almost all nations would benefit economically from keeping global warming to 1.5C, a new study indicates. Achieving the toughest climate change target set in the global Paris agreement will save the world about $30tn in damages, far more than the costs of cutting carbon emissions, according to a new economic analysis.


About Resilience.org

Resilience.org aims to support building community resilience in a world of multiple emerging challenges: the decline of cheap energy, the depletion of critical resources like water, complex environmental crises like climate change and biodiversity loss, and the social and economic issues which are linked to these.


5 Years: A Growing and Evolving Resilience Movement

5 Years: A Growing and Evolving Resilience Movement We asked our Chief Resilience Officers to reflect on the past 5 years and share their hopes for the next 5 years; we asked Mayors from Paris, Pittsburgh, Toyama, and Santa Fe to share their cities’ resilience journeys; and we asked Platform Partners Wood and EY to […]


Fight Grows Over Who Owns Real Estate Drowned by Climate

One April morning in 2016, Daryl Carpenter, a charter boat captain out of Grand Isle, La., took some clients to catch redfish on a marsh pond that didn’t use to exist. Coastal erosion and rising seas are submerging a football field’s worth of Louisiana land every hour, creating and expanding …