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The Urban Resilience Talkshow

Jonathan and Lykke Leoanardsen, talk with urban resilience experts around the world

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The Urban Resilience Talk Show – with Seth Schultz, Executive Director of the Resilient Shift

Join us for a talk with Seth Schultz – the Executive Director of the Resilient Shift – and Lead Author of the IPCC 1.5 degree report. Seth will share his insights on urban resilience, climate change and the global agenda live from his house in New York, USA. With over 20 years of experience working internationally on issues of the environment, sustainability and climate change, Seth has helped create global organizations such as the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, The Global Covenant of Mayors, The Streets for All Coalition, The Coalition for Urban Transitions and The International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure. Seth brings extensive knowledge on how cities work with urban resilience, but also detailed insights on the global political scene. Recently he was a senior advisor on cities and environment for Mike Bloomberg during his run for the democratic nomination. The Resilience Shift exists to inspire and empower a global community to make the world safer through resilient infrastructure. More people than ever depend on the critical infrastructure systems that provide essential energy, water, transport and communications services, and underpin food, healthcare and education. When this infrastructure fails the consequences can be catastrophic. Your hosts are as usual, Jonathan Leonardsen who is the market director for urban resilience and development at Sweco. And Lykke Leonardsen, who is the program director for green solutions at the City of Copenhagen. Shownotes: TED Talk:  https://www.ted.com/talks/tom_rivett_carnac_how_to_shift_your_mindset_and_choose_your_future?language=en the Resilience Leadership: Learning from Crisis project at the Resilience Shift: https://www.resilienceshift.org/resilient-leadership/ Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9809.Invisible_Cities

11mins

15 Jun 2020

Rank #1

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The Urban Resilience Talk Show – with Arnould Molenar CRO of Rotterdam

Your urban resilience hosts Leonardsen and Mom are back with Arnoud Molenar – the Chief Resilience Officer of the city of Rotterdam. Tune in to hear how Rotterdam works with Urban Resilience, water management, and international collaboration. For more than 25 years, Arnoud has been championing urban water development and resilience in the city of Rotterdam. He initiated, designed and managed the comprehensive Rotterdam Climate Proof program and started the Connecting Delta Cities network in C40. Arnoud managing developed the Rotterdam Climate Adaptation Strategy initiated the work on the iconic Floating Pavilion, greens roofs and water plaza’s. Together with cities such as Ho Chi Minh City, New Orleans and Sao Paulo, Arnoud created international collaborative programs, exchanging knowledge between cities and as a Chief Resilience Officer he was part of the 100 Resilient Cities Network. Your hosts are as usual, Jonathan Leonardsen who is the market director for urban resilience and development at Sweco. And Lykke Leonardsen, who is the program director for green solutions at the City of Copenhagen. Shownotes: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/04/how-to-build-back-better-after-covid-19/ https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/blog/grcn-coronavirus-speaker-series-sharing-knowledge-to-respond-with-resilience/

56mins

27 May 2020

Rank #2

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The Urban Resilience Talk Show – with Pedro Ribeiro, network manager for Urban Flooding Network at C40 Cities

Join us as we talk urban resilience with Pedro Ribeiro, who manages the Urban Flooding Network at C40. Get to hear the latest on urban resilience in C40, how they are dealing with urban flooding and how they are responding to the current COVID-19 crisis. Pedro supports a network of global cities to identify, plan and implement projects to increase resilience to urban flooding impacts. Before joining C40, Pedro worked at the Rio de Janeiro Resilience Office, where he was part of the development of the first Resilience Strategy of the city. Your hosts are as usual, Jonathan Leonardsen who is the market director for urban resilience and development at Sweco. And Lykke Leonardsen, who is the program director for green solutions at the City of Copenhagen.

43mins

6 May 2020

Rank #3

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#1 Piero Pelizarro, CRO from Milan, Italy

Introducing the new urban resilience talkshow with Jonathan Leonardsen and Lykke Leonardsen, recorded live on Zoom. In the current lockdown, we find that there is a great need to mobilize our togetherness. And there is a need to look ahead, beyond the lockdown, and towards the tasks that lie ahead of us. Climate resilience is a challenge for our cities today, and it will remain so after COVID-19. And we would love, if you would listen in, when we talk urban resilience with the Chief Resilience Officer of Milan, Piero Pelizzaro. And hear more on: How are Milan working with resilience – before, during and after the current lockdown? How have Milans work on resilience helped them stear through the current crisis? What are Milan planning to do to accelerate urban resilience and climate adaptation after the crisis? Now is the time to stand together (2meters or 6 feet apart), and show our national leaders and our community, that the fight continues and we are on it.

1hr

6 May 2020

Rank #4

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