The sole bright spot in all of the harrowing devastation seen from Oaxaca to Texas to the Caribbean is the shining demonstration of neighborliness. Stories of neighbors checking in on one another, looking out for the elderly woman down the hall, or the young family down the street. In resilience planning, this is evidence of social cohesion and considered a vital component to preparing for climate change impacts, among other threats. But what does social cohesion even mean?Read More
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On August 8, 1945, President Harry Truman signed the United Nations Charter, making the US the first nation to join the new international organization. While we take it for granted today, after the devastation of World War II the UN was a major step towards a more peaceful world.