How can cities reduce carbon emissions and make themselves stronger? By utilizing "resilience," a framework that allows cities and others to think about challenges in an interrelated fashion, according to Michael Berkowitz, president of 100 Resilient Cities, in this guest commentary.

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  • Michael Berkowitz

    Michael Berkowitz joined the Rockefeller Foundation in August 2013 to shape and oversee the 100 Resilient Cities. Previously, he worked at Deutsche Bank, most recently as the deputy global head of Operational Risk Management (ORM). In that capacity he oversaw the firm’s OR capital planning efforts, served as a primary regulatory contact and connected the myriad operational risk management efforts group-wide.