As Texas and Florida rebuild after Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, they should plan for future climate change and design infrastructure that can respond to and recover from extreme events.
Three atmospheric scientists from Texas say Hurricane Harvey shows how the country needs to adapt to the effects of climate change and cut carbon emissions.
The violence in Charlottesville affects all children, but racially motivated attacks make children of color feel particularly vulnerable. Here are some ways to protect them.
Did you know there has never been a safer time to be a child in Canada? Research shows that kids need freedom outdoors to explore exhilaration and fear, and discover their own limits.
The American Society of Civil Engineers gives US infrastructure a D+. What is it that we're doing wrong?
Every day brings new calls for sustainability, as humanity's actual behaviour moves ever further away from it. What can we learn from an obscure Austrian philosopher?
People stand together in solidarity, but it belies the more complex story of human response.
There are two types of nostalgia. One promotes resilience and personal growth, while the other can lead to an obsessive quest to escape the present.
Schools that have supportive strategies in place can offer buffers. They can promote positive outcomes -- for pupils and teachers.
In the wake of the suicide bombing in Manchester, England, an expert on social networks explains why ties to other people help societies recover from traumatic events.
If resilience efforts don't consider justice issues, they will end up making those who are the most in need the least resilient.
Reflections on World Wetland Day on how this precious resource can be used sustainably to reduce rural poverty, improve food security and strengthen livelihood in the face of climate change.
Microbial-based solutions for agriculture are among some of the new innovations having an impact on the sector in the developed world.
Research shows that kindness toward oneself, or self-compassion, could improve motivation.
The natural world favours resilience over efficiency – so why don't humans?
With burgeoning need and an aid system that is failing to cope, what meaning does 'resilience' have?
As the U.S. braces for potential landfall of Hurricane Matthew, our experts weigh in on hurricanes, the need for resilient infrastructure and climate change.
Many people with moderate to severe chronic pain find it difficult to move around. By contrast, HIV-positive people who had chronic pain are still active.
It seems that vulnerability is a cost of privilege, and resilience comes as a result of adversity.
Are terrorist attacks also an implicit design critique of our urban landscape? An architect and urban designer suggests we can fight terrorism by not building obvious targets.