Melissa Weese

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Solar Storage: The New Resilient Clean Energy Technology

<i>(This blog was co-authored with Todd Olinsky-Paul, Project Director, Clean Energy Group)</i><p>Clean Energy Group's new Resilient Power Project is helping states figure out how to provide resilient power to critical infrastructure, so that needed services can be provided during a natural disaster that …

Obama Task Force on Climate ‘Resilience’ Gets Icy GOP Welcome

Pres­id­ent Obama’s new­est ef­fort to ad­dress cli­mate change mainly calls for plot­ting strategies, but that didn’t stop Re­pub­lic­ans from …

Tackling the problem of resilience

Yet despite the overwhelming consensus and supporting evidence that resilience is vital for success in today’s business environment, the truth …

INTERVIEW: Inhabitat Talks Resilient Design with J Mays, VP of Global Design and Chief Creative Officer at Ford Motors

Few designers get the opportunity to define a brand as prominent as Ford, but for the last 16 years, J Mays has been the driving design force behind …

The Secrets To Staying Resilient

<b>Guest contributors: Jim Keane, President and COO, Steelcase and Irene Rodgers, Partner ICM Associates, Paris</b><p>What gives some businesses the resilience to take a punch and bounce back, while others hit the canvas never to recover? How can some companies evolve innovatively from generation to …

Becoming Antifragile: Beyond "Sissy" Resilience | The Art of Manliness

What’s the opposite of a person or organization that’s fragile?<p>If you ask most people this question, they’ll likely say “robust” or “resilient.” But …

Important Steps to Take for Earthquake Preparedness

On the 100th anniversary of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, thousands of scientists, engineers and emergency management experts gathered …

Resilient Design: Is Resilience the New Sustainability?

Ever since Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc on the East Coast, ‘resilient design’ has been a hot topic of conversation — and not just amongst architects …

Why resilience is a crucial workplace skill

It is pretty straightforward for companies to evaluate the skills and experience that a new employee will bring to his or her job. But it is much harder to assess that person's attitude and approach to work, and predict how they will react when they face challenges. These personal traits and …