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This article considers the means by which communities can become increasingly resilient through shared best practices across a range of climate change measures. Part II of this article will address emergency preparedness for effective disaster response. Part III will analyze how decision-makers can use adaptive management in a shared local, regional, national, and international cohesive frame- work. Part IV will recommend resilient green building strategies. This article concludes that in the midst of an unprecedented energy revolution, there are meaningful emergency preparedness measures that the international community can facilitate to build resilience in the face of natural and unnatural disasters.