A new report from ICSI, published on World Water Day, collates projects and cities that serve as examples of innovative solutions for climate adaptation, mitigation and development strategies, including the City of Rotterdam, highlighted for its ongoing innovation in climate resilience preparedness.
The findings in the latest IPCC report once again highlight the urgency for action to reach net zero as soon as possible, and make a step-change to build the resilience of the global economy. We share a response from the High-Level Climate Champions.
Speaking at the closing lecture, Seth Schultz admitted that he had previously been sceptical that the engineering community was willing to make changes in order to deal with the climate emergency. But the profession has shown that it is, and this response was consistent around the world, and from very senior or retired engineers, right down to new graduates.
The COP Resilience Hub Synthesis Report, published today, brings together what was learned from the events and activities at the COP Resilience Hub which ran as part of CO26 in Glasgow, and was the first Resilience Hub at a COP meeting.
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.
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.
A new Atlas published today by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) shows that a disaster related to a weather, climate or water hazard occurred every day on average over the past 50 years – killing 115 people and causing US$ 202 million in losses daily.