Changes in climate from humidity to temperature can affect veneer. The best thing that you could do is to allow sheets of veneer to acclimate thoroughly before they are glued to the substrate.
How The Internet Of Things Will Help Fight Climate Change
The use of the IoT and smart devices will enable energy networks and consumers to become more energy efficient in general, thereby reducing energy consumption at a time when the future of our environment depends on it.
How to Build Climate Resilience
A growing number of major global companies are assessing the risks posed by climate change, but many still struggle to translate climate data into actions to improve resilience, according to a new report by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). Weathering the Next Storm: A Closer Look at ... Read more »
Cities lead the way on climate, resilience
Everywhere I turn lately, there's another reminder that cities are central to our hopes for a sustainable, resilient future. Here are a few key resources.
Wells Fargo Adds 10 Clean-Tech Startups to Innovation Incubator
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced it has selected the third round of clean technology startup companies to join the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program which helps advance energy efficiency by accelerating sustainable commercial-building technologies.
Measuring progress toward climate resilience
Most climate resilience measurement tools are still in their infancy but investors and others in the development community can start to develop insights
Over 100 gather for Islands Climate Resilience event
Islands Climate Resilience, a new climate action group on San Juan Island, brought together over one hundred people from around the Islands for a community discussion about what we can do here to w…
How Can Business Build Climate Resilience?
How can companies plan, implement, and innovate to become more resilient in the face of our changing climate? BSR’s resident climate expert weighs in on a subject we’ll explore in depth at the BSR Conference 2015: climate resilience.
How social entrepreneurs can bolster climate resilience
How can social entrepreneurship help repay our ecological debt to developing countries? Dr. Thane Kreiner, executive director of the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University, gives us the inside track.
Building climate resilience in cities: lessons from New York
Hundreds of cities worldwide have pledged to act against climate change. New York City's experience rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy offers useful lessons about making urban areas more resilient.
From Durban to Boulder, a Quest for Climate Resilience at City Scale
Chief resilience officers from two continents share how they are getting their cities ready for the local impacts of climate change.
10 Years After Katrina, Louisiana Is Becoming A Model For Climate Resilience
"Today is the time to pivot from recovery to building the future city."
5 reasons why companies should invest in climate resilience now
From low-carbon investments to adaptation, companies can take many steps to address climate change and manage its risks.
After Irene, Vermont shows us what climate resilience looks like
Hurricane Irene pummeled rural communities in Vermont. Their response can teach us a lot about community.
3 challenges in reporting climate resilience and how to overcome them
Short-term climate risk analyses just aren't cutting it anymore.
Why Climate Resilience and Supply Chains Go Hand in Hand
A new BSR report—the first of its series—explores the business case for integrating climate risks into supply chain management.
$100-Million Climate Resilience Fund Launched by USAID and Rockefeller Foundation
The fund aims to make people in disaster-prone regions of Asia and Africa better able to cope with natural disasters and crises, so that they can get their lives and economies back on track
Quick Guide for Policy Makers on Pro-poor Urban Climate Resilience.
The “Quick Guide for Policy Makers on Pro-Poor Urban Climate Resilience in Asia and the Pacific” focuses on the need to enhance understanding of the region’s key urban stakeholders on climate change, discusses how it affects efforts to realize sustainable urban development, and explores what actions can be taken to synergize continued commitments to poverty reduction alongside urban climate resilience. It is argued that there are…
4 reasons why urban landscapes are a linchpin for climate resilience
Properly designed and managed using sustainable landscape strategies, outdoor areas can help communities significantly.
A humanitarian crossroads: Why climate resilience is key to avoiding future food crises
The world is seeing its worst humanitarian crisis since 1945. Right now, over 20 million people are at risk of starvation. We are at a crossroads. The current food crisis can very easily be linked to changes in climate and a lack of resilient systems that can withstand drought, flood, changing rains and other impacts that are leaving people without crops, without money and without food…