What does the job of ‘chief resilience officer’ entail?

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It’s a profession that didn’t exist until a few years ago. But, with the impact of climate change, several cities have taken direct action in appointing “chief resilience officers.” So what’s involved in these new jobs? Officers in charge of resilience are on a mission to help cities and their residents withstand extreme climate events. These job titles are now increasingly being seen on profile pages across professional social networks like LinkedIn. A “resilient city” refers to a city’s ability both to anticipate risks and to recover from the consequences of major incidents. This concept is …

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August 29, 2022