Juliet Mian looks back at the first quarter of 2021 and shares highlights of our work at the start of this year including our focus on reaching out to create more partnerships to accelerate more resilience for more people in more communities. Plus Things we like…
The WFEO Climate Stories series is a collection of blogs written by WFEO committee members about climate change in six countries from around the world: Australian, Canada, China, France, Kenya and the UK. The blogs looked at how climate change is affecting each country, attitudes to climate change, what is being done to reduce carbon emissions, and the role engineers can play. Here Davide Stronati assesses what we can learn from the series.
Under the partnership, Wood and The Resilience Shift aim to stimulate and profile the best and most pioneering work in resilience through a global annual showcase that will inspire those working within and for critical infrastructure systems to embed resiliency thinking and practice into their day-to-day work.
We are looking for a Communications Manager to support The Resilience Shift’s portfolio of brands and initiatives. Closing date for applications: 15th April 2021
Contribute to our scoping survey for climate resilient Infrastructure Pathways to help us understand any existing climate resilience guidance at your disposal, current gaps/key areas for this new guidance to address, and your views on accessible format.
We are delighted to join the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) for their International Conference from 17 to 19 March 2021, with the participation of Juliet Mian and Savina Carluccio, as well as sharing our Infrastructure Pathways project.
ICE’s Brunel Lecture series highlighted the Middle East region’s move towards net zero infrastructure. Dr Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, cabinet member and minister of climate change and environment of the United Arab Emirates, said that the shift to green building was very much needed in the region, and it was up to engineers to drive it.
The multiple drivers of change currently facing ports require a whole-systems approach before low-carbon, resilient ports transformations can be realised says a new report from The Resilience Shift. “This is the right time to catalyse the urgent action that needs to be taken by the whole ports-value chain to transform ports into low-carbon, resilient gateways”.