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Call for Papers for Resilient Infrastructure projects at ICBR extended to April 4!

"New Directions in Resilient Infrastructure" (Track 3F): Call for Papers for a track we organize for the 8th International Conference on Building Resilience (ICBR) in Lisbon, Nov 14-16, 2018. Show your innovative work with infrastructure - 'traditional', green, hybrid, etc. and submit an abstract by April 4!

http://2018.buildresilience.org/

Winter Storm Grayson caused historic flooding in coastal areas. Highest ever recorded tide since 1921 in Boston

On January 4th, 2018 the first snow storm of the year, Grayson hit New England with immense power. It developed wind gusts of up to 50 mph and dumped snow in the amounts of 8 – 12 inches along the New England coastline (up to 22” were recorded near Plymouth, Maine).

Two things are striking about this winter storm.

Massachusetts Vulnerability Preparedness Program Launched

Clarendon Hill Consulting is excited to be a key part of the inaugural Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant program and is looking forward to working with municipalities in Massachusetts. We are also available to partner with other service providers. Please contact Isabel Kaubisch at Isabel@chillcons.com.

Article on Climate Change Impacts and Best Practice Solutions for Water Infrastructure featured in KWQM Magazine

Isabel Kaubisch of Clarendon Hill's article on "The Non-Political Aspects of Climate Change as it may apply to Pennsylvania - Best practice solutions for adapting the water infrastructure" has been featured as the lead article in Keystone Water Quality Managers 3rd quarter edition.

Clarendon Hill's team gives update on exhibit developments at DCR's Roxbury Heritage State Park Project

On April 10, 2017, Clarendon Hill's team gave an update on the exhibit status to be installed at the Roxbury Heritage State Park Signature Park Project (RHSP) at the Highland Park Neighborhood Coalition Community Meeting.

The presentation can be accessed here: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/conservation/planning-and-resource-...

Clarendon Hill presents at Building Energy Boston on Resiliency Solutions

Isabel Kaubisch, Principal Planner at Clarendon Hill Consulting participated at a panel discussion at Building Energy Boston on March 8, 2017. The panel, Lessons from Abroad: The Danish Way or the (Bicycle) Highway highlighted lessons learned from a recent trip to Copenhagen, DK in resiliency and climate mitigation planning in the building, energy production, and transportation sector along with social resiliency. Ms.

Clarendon Hill presents at SNEAPA on resilient neighborhoods

Isabel Kaubisch, Principal Planner at Clarendon Hill Consulting presented at SNEAPA in Worcester on October 20, 2016 on "How to create a livable and resilient neighborhood! Lessons learned from Copenhagen, DK." Ms. Kaubisch's presentation explored climate change effects and holistic adaptation solutions to cope with the long-term effects of cloudbursts and more frequent heat days (among other effects) on a city and neighborhood level while at the same time increasing livability.

Clarendon Hill presents at the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) Conference

Isabel Kaubisch, Principal Planner at Clarendon Hill Consulting participated at a panel discussion at the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) Conference on Climate Change as Catalyst for Design Change on Monday, January, 23rd, 2017.

Boston Climate Bridge travels to Copenhagen

A delegation of 20 professional women from Boston traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark last week. The trip participants, specialists in development, policy, planning, architecture, engineering, construction, energy, housing, transportation, education, finance and law set for an inspirational journey to learn from the City of Copenhagen about their efforts in becoming more resilient, sustainable and in reducing their carbon footprint. Our goal is to increase the knowledge exchange between the two Cities.

Why Copenhagen?

How comprehensive analysis and mapping help municipalities place wind projects

As part of a trans-atlantic consulting team, Clarendon Hill Consulting (ChillCons) conducted a comprehensive analysis for the City of Bonn, Germany. The strategic study assessed the suitability and critical issues for placing wind energy turbines at selected sites within the city.

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