Tag: Adaptation

Ensuring No Housing Discrimination in Disaster Relocation

Ensuring No Housing Discrimination in Disaster Relocation

Ensuring No Housing Discrimination in Disaster Relocation

11/17/21

“How can we ensure no housing discrimination in disaster relocation?”

Families hit by disaster may have to relocate somewhere else for safety. However, societal biases and active repression can lead to housing discrimination during this process, whether it be not receiving enough funding compared to more privileged groups or being forced into worse-quality neighborhoods. Fighting this requires constant vigilance against subject to open checks with active community support. This is why Ensuring No Housing Discrimination in Disaster Relocation is so important.

Sighting Housing Construction for Climate Refugees

Sighting Housing Construction for Climate Refugees

Sighting Housing Construction for Climate Refugees

11/12/21

“How can we site housing construction for climate refugees?”

One of the paramount tasks for making sure that climate refugees are safe is to provide them with adequate housing. However, this process takes a lot of time and effort. Work has to go into studying the options available for them that are safe, clean, and suitable for the refugee’s needs. One of the things they can do is also look into building new housing to be completely appropriate to the newcomer’s needs. This is why Sighting Housing Construction for Climate Refugees is so important.

Flood Resilience Policy Advocacy

Flood Resilience Policy Advocacy

Flood Resilience Policy Advocacy

11/11/21

“Why is flood resilience policy advocacy so important?”

Flood resilience policy dictates how people will be affected by flooding disasters. However, the structure on which it’s built may not be equitable. For example, bad flood resilience policy may not give renters access to flood insurance, or it might not compensate victims fairly and relocate them to a bad place. To counter this, advocacy will need to be done to ensure that system change occurs and everyone can get what they need. This is why Flood Resilience Policy Advocacy is so important.

Ensuring Walkability During Heat Waves

Ensuring Walkability During Heat Waves

Ensuring Walkability During Heat Waves

10/23/21

“How can we ensure walkability during heat waves?”

Walkability is an important part for many cities. However, during heat waves this can be put under strain since people are not able to go outside. To protect against this, urban planners can devise tactics such as placing free water stations at strategic points, creating underground cooled passageways, and building water spray areas to keep people cool. This is how we can go do Ensuring Walkability During Heat Waves.

Adaptation and Wildlife Conservation

Adaptation and Wildlife Conservation

Adaptation and Wildlife Conservation

10/20/21

“Why do adaptation and wildlife conservation go hand in hand?”

Climate adaptation is an emergent field for many, However, it holds much more potentials than strictly dealing with human matters. If environments are protected, then the wildlife that inhabit them also will. This is why Adaptation and Wildlife Conservation go hand in hand.

Why Regional Vegetation Management Districts Can Help Build Wildfire, Drought, and Flood Adaptation Capacity

Why Regional Vegetation Management Districts Can Help Build Wildfire, Drought, and Flood Adaptation Capacity

Why Regional Vegetation Management Districts Can Help Build Wildfire, Drought, and Flood Adaptation Capacity

10/19/21

“Why can regional vegetation management districts help build climate adaptation capacity?”

Proper vegetation control can be pivotal for building climate adaptation capacity. Growing the proper vegetation can make sure that foliage is not too prone to wildfires, can withstand drought, and can dampen floods when they occur. However, if local municipalities do not collaborate on this, then none of this can be accomplished. One way to solve this is to develop regional vegetation management districts which allow for coordination on these types of programs. This is Why Regional Vegetation Management Districts Can Help Build Wildfire, Drought, and Flood Adaptation Capacity. 

Grid Reliability as a Resilience Metric

Grid Reliability as a Resilience Metric

Grid Reliability as a Resilience Metric

10/18/21

“Why should grid reliability be a resilience metric?”

Grid reliability is foundational for the functioning of a whole multitude of societies. Having a stable grid allows for technical operations to continue smoothly and for critical operations to occur. When this becomes disrupted, then society’s foundation ruptures and chaos ensue. To build adaptive capacity, we must always include grid reliability into our planning. This is why Grid Reliability as a Resilience Metric is so important.

Why Rain Prediction Will Become Critical for Climate Adaptation

Why Rain Prediction Will Become Critical for Climate Adaptation

Why Rain Prediction Will Become Critical for Climate Adaptation

10/17/21

“Why will rain prediction become critical for climate adaptation?”

With the advent of climate change, both droughts and flash floods will become more common throughout the world. This can wreak havoc on communities and lead to the loss of lives everywhere. One strong way to adapt would be to analytically anticipate when rain will come in and then prepare all infrastructure systems for it. This is Why Rain Prediction Will Become Critical for Climate Adaptation.

Climate Risk Community Workshops

Climate Risk Community Workshops

Climate Risk Community Workshops

10/15/21

“How can we inform the community about climate risk through workshops?”

Every community in the world is going to be affected by climate risk. However, everyone still needs to be made aware of what might occur and what to do, whether it be how to build a fire-defensive perimeter, understand when hurricanes might occur, or the impact of sea-level rise. This can be accomplished by running Climate Risk Community Workshops which give community members the opportunity to engage in how to build their adaptive capacity.