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Behind the scenes: Swiss Re and Signorell Films

Folks from all walks of life and backgrounds have a part to play in building resilience. Don't believe me ...

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The Blue Tsunami meets the Silver Tsunami

This week, I had the great fortune of participating in the very first Chief Resilience Officers' Summit as part of ...

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Sandy at 2 years: Imagine if it came with surge AND wind

Two years have passed since Hurricane Sandy arrived on the East Coast with its record low pressure, massive 1,000 ...

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WNYC: "Future Storms Could Lead to Financial Disaster"

Did you know that most city property in New York City - except public housing and hospitals - isn't properly insured ...

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New report: Grosvenor on resilient cities


I just happened upon this really interesting report from Grosvenor on resilient cities. Grosvenor is a London-based real estate group ...

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Southern fried resilience

Floods, earthquakes and tornadoes form a large part of the urban resilience discussion. I've experienced two of these.

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Phil Ryan on the HuffPo: three points for urban resilience

Right on the heels of helping kick off Climate Week NYC, Swiss Re Americas Chair Phil Ryan is sharing his ...

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Modeling of Severe Convective Storms - Art or Science??

I was recently asked to take part in a Panel discussion focusing on current topics surrounding "Property Risk" in Kansas ...

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Light Show Over Chicago: The Midwest Derecho

Mother Nature kicked of the 4th of July celebrations early this year, with an impressive light show over the Chicago ...

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National Disaster Mitigation Strategy - Canada

2013 set a record in Canada as the first time the country has suffered two natural disasters causing more than ...

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When it comes to tornadoes, always expect the unexpected

Albert Einstein once said, "One need only to think of the weather, in which case the prediction even for a ...

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"Björk: Even VCs understand our future is in nature"

What do music, technology and preserving our planet have in common? Björk's latest project! 

Biophilia is a collaboration between ...

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A hurricane, regardless of the name, is not very sweet

The start of the 2014 hurricane season coincided with the release of a study from the University of Illinois which ...

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Are new football stadiums good for urban resilience?

The Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities website says that the upcoming World Cup and Olympics will give Rio de ...

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Learning lessons from the recent Dixieland tornado outbreak

The last week of April was not a good week for the residents of the Midwest and South. A multi-day ...

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