urban sustainability & resilience

A blog about governance for urban sustainability and resilience

Category Archives: Urban sustainability and resilience: the book(s)

Why I have been so quiet lately…

I have been awfully quiet over the last two months on this blog. That’s not because nothing has happened, but more because almost too much has happened. On 31 August … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

The role of government in voluntary programs

Voluntary programs are to policy makers what a Christmas presents are to children (and adults alike, for that matter). A voluntary program seeks to stimulate people to voluntarily improve their … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 1 Comment


So, last week I launched this blog. An opinion piece on urban sustainability and resilience for the Australian Conversation made for a good starter to jump into this new world. … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Toughen up on existing buildings for truly resilient cities

  Making cities truly resilient to extreme events is being held back by archaic planning. The majority of buildings don’t fall under new sustainability and resilience regulations, meaning private initiatives have to pick … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment