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. […]

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. […]

How Your Local Government Can Support the Paris Agreement

International climate agreements are forged by national governments, with far-reaching implications for sub-national governments, businesses, institutions, and individuals. The webinar above focuses on how state and local governments can stay engaged in international climate action and the mechanisms for doing so. Panelists: Angie Fyfe, Executive Director, ICLEI USA; Reed Schuler Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Jay Inslee of […]

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. […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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, […]