The American Resilience Roadtrip: Shelby County, TN, Models a Regional ‘Greenprint’ Approach to Connecting Neighborhoods with Nature

The American Resilience Roadtrip series follows concerned citizen Ben Colombo on a year-long, 50-state tour to find out how city governments, citizen groups, nonprofits, and others are making their communities more sustainable, more resilient, and better served. Follow Ben and ICLEI USA on Twitter and Instagram as we discover a more sustainable, more compassionate USA thriving at the ground level. […]

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The American Resilience Roadtrip: Little Rock ‘LEEDS’ on Green Building, Sustainable Public Procurement

The American Resilience Roadtrip series follows concerned citizen Ben Colombo on a year-long, 50-state tour to find out how city governments, citizen groups, nonprofits, and others are making their communities more sustainable, more resilient, and better served. Follow Ben and ICLEI USA on Twitter and Instagram as we discover a more sustainable, more compassionate USA thriving at the ground level. […]

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City of Tallahassee Seeks Chief Resilience Officer

This is highly responsible professional work developing, coordinating and administering the resiliency activities for the City of Tallahassee.  Acts as the lead for establishing a resilience vision supported by an actionable strategy.  Drives the resilience conversation with internal and external partners, building and implementing effective resilience strategies with City government and with external stakeholders to […]

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How Your Local Government Can Support the Paris Agreement

The national government of the United States has walked away from international climate action by announcing its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement — ICLEI and its network has not. ICLEI is the only local government network that is accredited as observer at the three Rio Conventions, namely UN Framework Convention on Climate Change […]

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The American Resilience Roadtrip: New Orleans Models Green Infrastructure in Gentilly Resilience District

The American Resilience Roadtrip series follows concerned citizen Ben Colombo on a year-long, 50-state tour to find out how city governments, citizen groups, nonprofits, and others are making their communities more sustainable, more resilient, and better served. Follow Ben and ICLEI USA on Twitter and Instagram as we discover a more sustainable, more compassionate USA thriving at the ground level. […]

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The American Resilience Roadtrip: Center for Planning Excellence Moves Louisiana Toward Statewide Resilience

The American Resilience Roadtrip series follows concerned citizen Ben Colombo on a year-long, 50-state tour to find out how city governments, citizen groups, nonprofits, and others are making their communities more sustainable, more resilient, and better served. Follow Ben and ICLEI USA on Twitter and Instagram as we discover a more sustainable, more compassionate USA thriving at the ground level. […]

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The American Resilience Roadtrip: Mississippi River Towns Unite for Economic and Environmental Sustainability

The American Resilience Roadtrip series follows concerned citizen Ben Colombo on a year-long, 50-state tour to find out how city governments, citizen groups, nonprofits, and others are making their communities more sustainable, more resilient, and better served. Follow Ben and ICLEI USA on Twitter and Instagram as we discover a more sustainable, more compassionate USA thriving at the ground level. […]

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The American Resilience Roadtrip: Miami-Dade County Builds Resilience to Climate Impacts

Photo by pixexid The American Resilience Roadtrip series follows concerned citizen Ben Colombo on a year-long, 50-state tour to find out how city governments, citizen groups, nonprofits, and others are making their communities more sustainable, more resilient, and better served. Follow Ben and ICLEI USA on Twitter and Instagram as we discover a more sustainable, more compassionate USA thriving at […]

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The American Resilience Roadtrip

Read all posts from the series here: Miami-Dade County Builds Resilience to Climate Impacts Mississippi River Towns Unite for Economic and Environmental Sustainability Center for Planning Excellence Moves Louisiana Toward Statewide Resilience New Orleans Models Green Infrastructure in Gentilly Resilience District Little Rock ‘LEEDS’ on Green Building, Sustainable Public Procurement  Shelby County, TN, Models Regional ‘Greenprint’ […]

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Climate Adaptation and Community Resilience Work at ICLEI USA

Communities across the U.S. already are facing challenges associated with the impacts of climate change. Extreme weather events, impacts on health and vulnerable communities, and adverse effects to infrastructure and economies strain the social fabric. Since 1997, ICLEI has understood the risks facing communities but also the steps toward resilience, providing technical assistance to cities, […]

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