Author: Elizabeth Foster

Elizabeth Foster is a manager with ULI's Urban Resilience program

Articles by Elizabeth Foster

  • Climate Migration Is a Growing Reality in the United States
    Published on October 19, 2020 in Fall Meeting
    ULI MEMBER-ONLY CONTENT: As COVID-19 has changed housing preferences and led to some migration away from metropolitan areas, climate change also is beginning to trigger migration in the United States, said experts at the 2020 ULI Virtual Fall Meeting.
  • ULI Report: How Investors Assess Climate Risk at the Market Level 
    Published on October 05, 2020 in Sustainability
    ULI and Heitman, in collaboration with Arup Group and consulting group Milliman, in newly published research find that real estate investors are starting to look beyond individual property vulnerability to climate change and to scrutinize the resilience of the broader market.
  • Four Approaches to Reducing the Urban Heat Island Effect
    Published on July 06, 2020 in Sustainability
    Extreme heat is the number-one weather-related cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and extreme heat can also harm infrastructure as well as the overall economy. What if it were possible to make cities cooler—that is, actually lower urban temperatures to improve the quality of life—with more-resilient development?