Think “home makeovers” meet “climate resilience.” That’s what one AdaptNY resilience workshop team decided was the best way to get its target audience of homeowners interested in improving climate resilience in high-risk flood zones. Tapping into the world of television, the team’s brainstorm result – a new TV show, “Resilient Renovations.” Here’s how the project […]
Art has long been used as a means to express innovative ideas and to call for action. With its “Watch The Water Line” art project, this AdaptNY resilience workshop team hopes a showcase of art murals illustrating previous storm damage and rising sea levels can galvanize residents and business owners in Southern Brooklyn behind climate […]
Who says climate resilience can’t be fun? Not the AdaptNY resilience workshop team that came up with the idea of staging a “Climate Olympics.” The hope is that hosting a slate of activities will test local residents’ skills in things such as making first-aid kits and preparing for storms, making local residents better prepared for […]
Climate resilience isn’t a responsibility limited to government. Understanding this, one AdaptNY resilience workshop team proposed “Buddy Up.” The project shifts the emphasis to community residents to help each other become climate resilient, pairing citizens with elderly or disabled neighbors to keep each other safe from the next storm. Here’s how the project came together, […]
What is the price of preparing for climate change? That’s what one AdaptNY resilience workshop team was looking to answer when prototyping its “Cost of Mother Nature” quiz, which would try to determine how geographical location and potential weather threats affect local residents’ financial standing. Here’s how the project came together, with a team summary […]
The "Resilient Willow Project” would let kids articulate and share their own experience with climate change through art, literature, and music, encouraging parents and children can work together build a more resilient society.