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Race to Resilience launched at Climate Ambition Summit

12 Dec 20

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Marking the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement, the High Level Climate Champions launched of Race To Resilience the sibling campaign to Race To Zero. It’s aim is to catalyse action from non-state actors to help make 4 billion people from vulnerable groups and communities more climate resilient by 2030.

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What the World Can Learn from Finland’s Brush with Critical Infrastructure Failure

05 Jun 19

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When extreme wind gusts from the Tapani storm hit the western shore of Finland in December 2011, the resulting cascade of critical infrastructure failures throughout the country was alarming. Sixty thousand faults in the electricity grid disconnected 570,000 customers—one of every six households nationally—with consequences to the heating systems, hospitals and water distribution and wastewater treatment and an interruption of unpowered telecommunication services.

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Better Water Decisions in the Age of Deep Uncertainty

15 Nov 16

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Deep uncertainty acknowledges a dynamic system where inputs — such as rainfall or economic growth or regulations — are changing or unknown. Deep uncertainty methods are not yet widespread among water utilities, but the ideas are gaining ground. Scenario planning allows utilities to ask questions that, in the past, would have been viewed as unusual.

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