The largest renewable energy generator on Earth, Itaipú Dam’s hydropower plant supplies 90% of Paraguay’s energy and 15% of Brazil’s. Restoring forests along the river plus different approaches to land management have played a significant role in this success, turning the idea that ecosystem conservation is at odds with economic development on its head.
EARTH EX 2020 runs through September and October and invites companies and individuals to test out how they would cope in the event of a prolonged power failure. Here’s why you should take part.
The results of roundtable discussions convened by Resilience Shift to discuss the resilience of critical infrastructure systems have been published in a paper in the Engineering Sustainability Journal of the Institution of Civil Engineering
Dr Juliet Mian was a speaker and panellist on Emerging Stronger: Upstream Actions for Environmental, Climate Change and Disaster Resilience in Transport Infrastructure, at this this year’s Asia-Pacific Transport Forum, taking place as a Virtual Meeting from 24-28 August 2020.
Global technology company Siemens is using retrofitting to create a microgrid test site at their research and development facility in Princeton, New Jersey
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of being prepared for so called ‘black sky’ events that disrupt infrastructure on a global scale. EARTH EX is a simulated exercise that gives you the opportunity to test your readiness for such events.
In the latest webinar by the Commonwealth Sustainable Cities Initiative, Professor Paul Jowitt, President of the Commonwealth Engineers Council, hosted a session on Infrastructure-Led Community Resilience, alongside UNESCO and The Resilience Shift’s Dr Juliet Mian. Watch the webinar.
We are delighted to have collaborated with the UK’s National Infrastructure Commission to host an international round-table on national infrastructure policy. Director of Policy, Giles Stevens said, “Resilience has probably never been more topical.”