Global leaders in resilience thinking offer thoughtful guidance for navigating change in the 21st Century.
Lars Watson: Resilience and Puerto Rico
Lars Watson is a mediator and peace-maker who travels to disaster areas to help the teams engaged in disaster response and recovery. Lars just spent two months in Puerto Rico where the damage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria remain widespread.
Nikos Salingaros talks about resilience, emergence, and robots
Nikos Salingaros is considered one of the top urban thinkers of all time. Host Steve Moddemeyer and Nikos talk about how ancient cities had to be energy efficient, livable and resilient. Design patterns found in ancient cities can be used to design new cities and new development as we adapt to climate change, sea level rise and new technologies in the 21st century.
Arrietta Chakos on resilience and mobilizing for change
Arrietta Chakos has been a driving force to help the San Francisco Bay Area to be more resilient. She started asking questions after the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989 and the answers and her response launched a career that even today continues to shape resilience thinking not only in California but across America.
Mike Jones Socio-ecological resilience for navigating change in the 21st century
Host Steve Moddemeyer talks with Mike Jones, an expert the application of socio-ecological resilience thinking to managing change in the 21st centruy
Steve interviews Lars Watson, a mediator and FEMA employee who spent 2 month in Puerto Rico after the recent hurricanes. The podcast touches on both the resilience of the Puerto Rican community in the face of natural disaster and how that trauma affects those sent in to help. Lars offers an insightful look into how he coped with the misfortunes of those he was serving.