EMCR Speaker Series: Toward a Resilient Urban Forest with Dr. Vivek Shandas 05/06

The urban forest provides myriad benefits for improving the health and well-being of residents. Yet, a rapidly warming planet poses acute challenges for maintaining existing tree canopy due the localized amplification of temperatures by specific characteristics of the built environment. Complicating matters further is the public perceptions of trees as green infrastructure, and the extent to...
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Publication Announcement: “Understanding short-term household recoveries from the 2015 Nepal earthquakes: lessons learned and recommendations”

I am pleased to share our third open access publication from the Nepal Critical Transitions Project titled "Understanding short-term household recoveries from the 2015 Nepal earthquakes: lessons learned and recommendations" in the journal Progress in Disaster Science. We are honored to be included in a special issue on Nepal's Reconstruction sponsored by Nepal's National Reconstruction...
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