resiliency

VX2019: LA Mayor Garcetti, DiCaprio CEO Tamminen & SMMC ED Edmiston on "Rebuilding Right"

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Eric Garcetti

VX2019 convened regional leaders on climate change, environmental protection, and sustainable development to discuss how communities can rebuild after disasters.

MWD’s Kightlinger: A WaterFix for California’s Delta is Long Overdue

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Jeff Kightlinger

In an exclusive interview with VX News, Metropolitan Water District General Manager Jeff Kightlinger explains the current status of the WaterFix project and what can be expected as the agency considers taking a majority stake in the infrastructure project.

De-Risking Cities: Connectivity and Cybersecurity

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Cheryl Santor

With more and more infrastructure coming to rely on a network of computers communicating around the clock, the most critical functions of our cities could soon be more vulnerable than ever before. In the Internet age, urban “resilience” means not only responding to climate change, but also protecting our ubiquitous networks from both hack and glitch. At VX2017, cybersecurity experts discussed how agencies are staying ahead of the curve of the new, advanced technology taking over our cities.

Resiliency & Climate Adaptation Case Study: How Communities Are Mobilizing

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Resiliency and climate adaptation efforts seek to buffer humans from the impacts of climate change. In South Louisiana, entire communities are now at-risk to the impacts of sea-level rise. VX News speaks with Steven Bingler, the leader of one of the most innovative, community-led resiliency projects that is seeking to design a bipartisan blueprint for climate adaptation work in the region.