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Treasure Trove of Resources from the #ResilientCities Twitter Chat


On May 26, ICMA partnered with 100 Resilient Cities and Climatelinks to host a Twitter chat on climate change and how people and organizations are collaborating to build resiliency.  You can view all the tweets by visiting #ResilientCities on Twitter.

Even if you missed the chat, it’s not too late to catch these useful resources, all of which were shared during the event:

FREE WEBINAR: MAKING A SUSTAINABLE DIFFERENCE IN SOUTH CHICAGO

This webinar from the Local Government Environmental Assistance Network highlights a project that uses anaerobic digestion (AD) to divert organic waste from landfills to produce renewable energy and nutrient-rich soil. Download here.

CITIES 100

Sustainia, in collaboration with C40 and Realdania, created this book highlighting over 100 climate change solutions from 56 cities worldwide. This book was published to inspire local leaders to implement some of these solutions in their own municipalities. Check out the featured solutions here.

A MODEL COMMUNITY FOR FLOOD RESILIENCY

This article from the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network, a regional knowledge sharing initiative in Thailand, explores how Hat Yai, Thailand, has successfully come to terms with the reality of flooding. Learn more here.

DEVELOPING A RESILIENT, SMART CITY: FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, like many tropical communities, is susceptible to natural disasters.  This report from the Esri Smart Communities Case Study Series explores how Fort Lauderdale used GIS technology to become more resilient. Download the case study here.

BARRIERS TO PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENTS IN URBAN CLIMATE MITIGATION PROJECTS

This white paper explores the roles cities play in climate change mitigation and identifies the four main barriers for investments from outside stakeholders in these projects.  Download the white paper here.

 

These five resources are just a sample of the resources mentioned during the Twitter chat.  To view all the resources go to #ResilientCities on Twitter.

 

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