Resilience 2:1 Conversation

World’s first sustainable floating city

As sea levels rise, the South Korean city of Busan, UN-Habitat, and tech company Oceanix agree to build the prototype for the world’s first sustainable floating city, proposed in 2019 by the Bjarke Ingels Group. Spread the wordmore

The Climate Action Tracker – Canada

This shows the need for Canadians to step it up in the fight for 1.5 degrees. We are already very affected by climate change but our policies and money are not sufficient to get the job done. Time to do more and time to demand more of our leaders. Cheryl Spread the wordmore

Flooding map anywhere in Canada in the future

Finally, we have the info needed for better zoning and development. This map viewer allows anyone to see where flooding will occur anywhere in Canada in the future. Cheryl Spread the wordmore

COP26: Protesters worldwide demand action on climate crisis

Protests are under way for a second day in cities around the world as part of a global mobilization against what campaigners say is a lack of urgency to address global warming at a crunch United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Spread the wordmore

Window closing’ to meet 1.5C warming target

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Reminders for COP26 in Glasgow

We received two reminders about upcoming COP26, one for ICLEI and the second one from EAUC . They both deserve attention from all of the members. Here they are: Spread the wordmore

Street trees: A wonder of climate adaptation

Street trees have many benefits, but their climate impact is becoming more important all the time. Urban trees are among the most powerful tools that designers can use to help communities both mitigate and adapt to climate change. Trees are like outdoor air conditioners that operate as carbon sinks. Spread the wordmore

Flood and erosion control study at Toronto Island Park

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, is undertaking a flood and erosion control study at Toronto Island Park. Spread the wordmore