Resilience 2:1 Blog

Humanity is finished if it fails to adapt after Covid-19

Humanity will be “finished” if we fail to drastically change our food systems in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis, the prominent naturalist Jane Goodall has warned.


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.


Cities call for action on Biodiversity Day

This International Day for Biodiversity [May 22nd] is a unique moment to appreciate the value of nature and reimagine nature-centric cities. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world are reaffirming the need for urban nature in all its forms.


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.


Green Infrastructure Ontario

The Green Infrastructure Ontario (GIO) Coalition is an alliance of organizations that share a common vision for a healthy, green Ontario where the economic, social, environmental, and health benefits of green infrastructure are fully realized.. Founded in 2009, and guided by a steering committee, we work to promote awareness and understanding of green infrastructure, and […]


Comments on student experience of the Resilience for Climate Change course

Thank you for the semester! I really enjoyed learning from a teacher who is as passionate about their subject as you are. I never had the opportunity to study climate change before and it was a real eye opener. I admire that you live by what you preach! The conversation of climate change has been […]


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 […]


Why The Solutions To Coronavirus And Climate Change Are The Same

This week we spoke with a doctor about why protecting the environment will not only make us healthier but also better equipped to take on future pandemics.