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.
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.
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.
At COP26, our strategic partner Resilience First has been hosting a series of fringe events, exploring the challenges and opportunities for businesses to step up and take the necessary action to protect people and the planet.