Articles by Paul Chinowsky

About Paul Chinowsky

Paul Chinowsky is the Director of the Program in Environmental Design at the University of Colorado Boulder and the co-founder of Resilient Analytics, Inc. His research focuses on the effects of climate change on infrastructure.

Climate Change is Challenging Historic Assumptions for Urban Resilience

Climate change impacts can be a confusing and complicated topic. What are vulnerabilities, when should we be concerned, how much is it going to cost? While all of these are critical questions, the protection of communities can start with one question:

Is our community protecting public health and safety by preparing for a future environment?

Preparing a community for climate resilience requires an understanding of future conditions, a strategy for adaptation, and a commitment to designing and building a community that values public health and safety.