In this guest blog, Chris Hughes, drought specialist, discusses some of the ways cities might better prepare for drought and resilience to water scarcity.
The fourth of the Technical Advisory Group’s round-table series for the Resilience Shift took place in Christchurch New Zealand.
We interview Clon Ulrick on why ports matter to all of us and the challenges he sees for the sector. How can we make this critical infrastructure resilient to future shocks and stresses both expected and unexpected?
Guest bloggers, Simon Gill and Mairi Mclean of The Schumacher Institute explain a model called Action Learning used at our tools and approaches workshop in New Orleans.
Guest blogger, Dr Tom Dolan discusses the role of our economic infrastructure. Suggesting a critical need to take action and change the way we invest in infrastructure mitigation and resilience. Will we ‘act now, save later’ or ‘delay now, pay later’?
Guest blogger. Belinda Hewitt writes about the 6th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation forum where speakers included Juliet Mian, Resilience Shift Technical Director.
“Slow, modest, hard-fought progress is the result anticipated from a global political process designed to permit self-expression, to enable multilateral negotiation and to foster progress borne of consensus.” Guest blogger, Fred Boltz talks about how we must build awareness, understanding, and demand for resilience among the nation-states who design and direct the official development agenda.
Lisa Dickson, Associate Principal and Director of Resilience for the Americas, Arup, writes a guest blog on financing urban infrastructure and how the case for resilience can be made.