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 …

Energy

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 …

Climate

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 …

Self-improvement

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 …

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 …

10 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 …