Month: November 2014

‘Yasi’ comes to Townsville: a “hypothetical”

ABC Big Ideas’ presenter and producer Paul Barclay shared this interesting initiative by Green Cross Australia.  The idea of a hypothetical scenario which is being discussed by a range of experts and professionals including the Queensland’s Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience David Crisafulli.  Global Resilience Collaborative would like to share this with…

Let’s talk about water. Serioulsy

The Dutch have been regarded as people who know a thing or two about water.  The third of nation is at the sea level.  The other two are below it.  So, when it comes to managing floods and making the entire country resilient we should all listen the Dutch experts like Henk Ovink.  Global Resilience…

How Typhoon Nuri is changing the weather forecast in North America

Everything is connected.  Everything can seem simple but in fact can be very complex.  The following article we gleaned on Mashable is really interesting.  Apart from interesting science it is also very good insight into the way businesses, communities and cities can start to think about resilience future. Typhoon Nuri, which was one of the…