Visit this page to see the UNC Coastal Resilience Center’s December newsletter.
What’s thought to be the first town incorporated by freed enslaved people is facing a difficult decision: accept a buyout from FEMA to move from the land that generations of black ancestors have proudly called home since the 1880s, or rebuild with the possibility of another 100-year flood happening in the years to come. Read more here.
The country needs an experienced emergency manager, not a governor who has been loyal to the President-elect, to lead our nation’s disaster response and recovery efforts. Read more here.
Courtesy of the CAKE newsletter
A new report, Climate Adaptation: the State of U.S. Communities by Abt Associates and the Kresge Foundation, can be found here.
A new report, Cities Alive: Green Building Envelope by Arup includes research that examines how to retrofit buildings with green infrastructure, such as vegetated walls. Read more here.
Another report by Arup, Deadline 2020: How Cities Will Get the Job Done, breaks down the actions needed to be taken across the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. Read more here.
Access the EPA resource here.