Author Archives: Aleksandar Janicijevic

Warming stripe – visual representations of the change in temperature

These ‘warming stripe’ graphics are visual representations of the change in temperature as measured in each country over the past 100+ years. Each stripe represents the temperature in that country averaged over a year. For most countries, the stripes start in the year 1901 and finish in 2019. For the ocean basins and for several […]


Out of Pandemic, Transformational Resilience Can Emerge

The global pandemic from COVID-19 is a situation that none of us has experienced in the modern age. It has very different traits and impacts than what we have typically experienced from natural, man-made or climate-induced events. Most notably, the COVID-19 pandemic is at a contemporaneous global scale, affecting everyone simultaneously, and straining leadership, collaborative […]


European Urban Resilience Forum

Since 2013, the European Urban Resilience Forum – driven by ICLEI Europe and the European Environment Agency – has offered a unique platform where city representatives and stakeholders from various local and regional institutions come together to exchange and discuss strategies and actions to adapt to climate change and build urban resilience. Spread the word


What is i-Tree Eco?

i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban and rural forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree tools can help strengthen forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying forest structure and the environmental benefits that trees provide. Spread the word


Environmental Destruction Brought Us COVID-19

There are millions of viruses and bacteria out there that reside in wild animals and can potentially infect humans, and these emerging diseases are on the rise everywhere as humans disrupt ecosystems and exploit animal habitat across the globe. We are living in an age of pandemics, and the next one — let’s call it […]


COVID-19 RELIEF AVAILABLE TO BUSINESSES

Hello Members, this is not directly related to resilience but might be still of interest to some of us. I just finished this document for the company I am working for, D&G Accounting Services and they are making this available to the public. This a a complete list of Availability, Description, Qualification/ Eligibility Requirements  and […]


A Safe and Just Space for Humanity

Instead of focusing on the growth of the economy, Kate Raworth focuses on a model where there can be ensured that everyone on earth has access to their basic needs, such as adequate food and education, while not limiting opportunities for future generations by protecting our ecosystem. Spread the word


World in Recovery Mode

Maybe it is time now when we are performing “physical distancing” and some of us even “social isolation”, to make some rethinking about where we are going and take seriously fact how restrictions in movement and industrial activity, economy, and especially urban life is affecting climate change and state of almost “Uninhabitable Earth” can quickly […]