How can we build community resilience in a changing climate?
This CityTalks conversation will examine the increase in community-led responses to local crises as witnessed in the recent floods, bushfires and the COVID-19 pandemic. The expert panel will explore how we can future-proof our urban environment in response to these new and emerging threats, while learning about the role of the community in times of crisis.
- Melanie Hutton, Head of Resilience, Community and Business Auckland Emergency Management, Auckland Council
- Dr Jean Renouf, Founder and Chair, Resilient Byron
- Jessica Robbins, Programs and Partnerships Manager, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability Oceania.
- Elaine Stratford, Professor of Geography and Associate Executive Dean, College of Sciences and Engineering, University of Tasmania.