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.
Tapping into creative capabilities and thinking differently are critical for civil engineers to make a meaningful input to the climate crisis, according to The Resilience Shift CEO Seth Schultz, presenting his final lecture in the ICE’s Brunel Lecture series.
Register now to hear Seth Schultz deliver the Institution of Civil Engineers’ closing Brunel Lecture (17/1), reflecting on his year-long journey with ICE President, Ed McCann, and on how the engineering community can deliver a carbon-neutral and resilient society.
As the year draws to a close, ICSI Programme Director Savina Carluccio takes stock of ICSI’s activity throughout 2021.
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.
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.
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.