Resiliency Planning

1 Resiliency Planning Resiliency planning refers to the process of preparing and adapting to withstand and recover from various challenges, disruptions, or crises. It involves developing strategies and measures to enhance the ability of individuals, communities, organizations, and systems to effectively cope with and bounce back from adverse events. Resiliency planning encompasses a wide range … Read more

Climate Change

1 Climate Change Climate change in cities refers to the impacts of global warming and associated environmental shifts on urban areas. Rising temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, sea-level rise, and extreme weather events pose significant challenges to cities worldwide. Urban areas, with their high population densities and concentrated infrastructure, are particularly vulnerable to these impacts. Cities … Read more

Sustainable Urban Development

1 Sustainable Urban Development Sustainability in urban areas is crucial for addressing environmental, social, and economic challenges. By adopting sustainable practices, cities can minimize their ecological footprint, improve quality of life for residents, promote social equity, and build resilient and prosperous communities for both present and future generations.  Objectives Lectures Key Takeaway: Understanding Sustainable Urban … Read more

Environmental Justice

1 Environmental Justice Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, income, or other factors related to social position, in the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. This section will explore the history, causes, and impacts of environmental injustice, as well … Read more

Environmental Planning

1 Environmental Planning Land use planning, water resource management, biodiversity conservation, energy planning, waste management, and climate change adaptation and mitigation are essential components of environmental planning. These interconnected fields aim to protect the environment, promote economic growth, and enhance the quality of life for communities. Through the utilization of various tools and strategies, such … Read more