Urban Resilience

JURI Number: 
5282
Credit Hours: 
2
Course Description: 

This course will survey many different topics:  adaptation and resilience, climate and energy, water supply and reuse, and land management and transportation.  Case studies will focus on U.S. cities that are part of the 100 Resilient Cities network, a program pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, with an emphasis on Atlanta, Georgia.  Overarching themes we will explore across all content areas include legal constraints of city authority, governance, and the roles of various types of institutions in developing, advancing, and advocating for local policy change.  This course is interdisciplinary, covering ideas in public policy, law, urban planning, and management of natural and energy resources.

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