4 March 2018

An overview of “resilience” and climate change

Alice C. Hill

Alice C. Hill is a research fellow at the Stanford University Hoover Institution, where her work focuses on building...

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What do we mean when we speak in terms of “resilience?” Why has “resilience” become the hot buzzword, and why is it useful for political leaders who want to avoid saying the words “climate change?” Will the choice of words make a difference when it comes to the need to design infrastructure – roads, bridges, tunnels, houses, factories, power plants, airports, railroads – with rising sea levels, increased storms, and hotter temperatures in mind? Read this free-access article in the March/April digital Journal.