Resilient San Diego and a Platform for other Cities

Resilient San Diego and a Platform for other Cities

Resilient Cities 12: Resilient San Diego and a Platform for Other Cities

Presentation Date: 

Thursday, August 28, 2014

 

Resilient Cities 12: Resilient San Diego and a Platform for Other CitiesFor the past decade, the concept of “sustainability” has dominated climate change conversation around the world. Sustainable development, which aims to meet present needs without sacrificing future well-being, has been an appropriate focus toward the threats that climate change and natural resource depletion pose to our society. However, sustainability is not strong enough, or resilient enough, to stand alone. Global climate change is no longer an event to anticipate and plan for; it is a