Category: Reflecting on Resilience

What makes you resilient?

When it comes to climate extremes – floods, fire, heat, smoke — what are your go-tos and how-tos? What is your signature resilience story – a time when you experienced a disaster or challenge and how did you recover? In this section, KneeDeep shares personal and community resilience stories, suggestions and practices from the Bay Area and California.

Share your reflections!



Resilience is the capacity to absorb shock and self-renew

Climate Adaptation: The Basics

Resilient sweet potatoes and stilts on houses remind us how adaptable human beings can be. This graphic guide samples our earliest and most recent history of adaptation.

Red Meat Has Big Hoofprints

Red meat has a big carbon footprint. Yet American dietary guidelines recommend lots of it! How much do you eat? Even dialing it back a little can boost your climate resilience.

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All Stories

Climate Adaptation: The Basics

Resilient sweet potatoes and stilts on houses remind us how adaptable human beings can be. This graphic guide samples our earliest and most recent history of adaptation.

Realmente Inundado: Observaciones de Las Mareas Más Altas

Los automóviles que ingresaban a la rampa de la autopista en Mill Valley zumbaban a través de cientos de metros de agua salada hasta los tobillos. Junto a la pista del Aeropuerto Internacional de San Francisco, el agua de la bahía brotaba hasta la carretera desde un desagüe pluvial.

Red Meat Has Big Hoofprints

Red meat has a big carbon footprint. Yet American dietary guidelines recommend lots of it! How much do you eat? Even dialing it back a little can boost your climate resilience.

Overheards

“We have to practice radical imagination. We can no longer put band aids on things, we have to throw out the band aid package.”

– Jaqui Patterson

Dream V Reality

What you thought would happen…
What actually happened? A reflection on resilience.

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