Ann Allen, CEO of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES), hosted a screening of the first Resilience Engineered episode for CICES members. She shares reflections on the episode with us and highlights key points that were discussed among members following the screening.Read more
Entries are open for the Resilience Realized Awards, a new collaboration between Wood and The Resilience Shift that will give recognition to projects around the world that are at the cutting edge of resilience and have demonstrated a comprehensive and thoughtful approach to building resilience in communities.
The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) hosted a session on ‘Pioneering Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Resilient Infrastructure’ at the Resilience Hub at COP26. The session discussed key learnings from case studies around the world and also marked the release of a white paper on Governance of Infrastructure for Resilience, developed by CDRI and The Resilience Shift, in partnership with Arup.
Celebrating success – With 154 events from 80 partners and featuring 176 participating organisations, the first ever COP Resilience Hub brought together a community of state and non-state actors in an unprecedented collaboration, and key individuals such as Alok Sharma the COP26 President. See highlights showcase for a flavour of the Hub.
In this final episode of Daily COPpuccinos, Peter talks to Dr Juliet Mian, Executive Director of The Resilience Shift.
In this penultimate episode, Peter talks to Professor Tahseen Jafry, Professor and Director of The Centre for Climate Justice at Glasgow Caledonian University.
Seth reflects on the two weeks of COP and the unprecedented collaboration behind the Resilience Hub, the IPCC Summary for Urban Policymakers and other notable highlights.
Marking a climate breakthrough for the built environment, a coalition of business and government groups announce 26 climate action initiatives at Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day at COP26.
Today, several of the world’s leading climate change scientists came together with city and business leaders, global NGOs and national governments to announce a new initiative, the Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) that will present the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessments in accessible and targeted summaries that can help inform action at the city scale.
In the eighth episode, Peter talks to Bijal Brahmbhatt, Executive Director of the Mahila Housing Trust (MHT) in India.
In the seventh episode, Peter talks to Dr Debra Roberts, Head of Sustainable and Resilient Initiatives at eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa & Co-Chair of IPCC Working Group 2.
Climate change is an existential threat. The lead up to COP26 in Glasgow has illustrated the urgency of tackling the climate and ecological emergencies. There is a need for action, across all sectors, to decarbonise – while at the same time strengthening resilience and adapting to the changing climate.
We are delighted to have launched the Infrastructure Pathways initiative at COP26 this week alongside the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure and Arup. Infrastructure Pathways aims to develop a clear and consistent framework of existing guidance that practitioners can use to embed climate resilience within infrastructure.