We recently learned about a project called “PROSPECT NORTH” which is all about making city of Minneapolis resilient. If successful the city will be see its citizens thrive. The article first appeared at Next City.
For Minneapolis, climate change will most likely lead to wetter, hotter years by mid-century, with annual temperatures rising as much as 5 degrees. Unfortunately, like most cities, its pipes, sewers and even electricity were laid for very different weather. Adapting could require the ability to disconnect from that grid — which is exactly what the planners of one futuristic neighborhood propose to do…read on