The new report, Seizing the Urban Opportunity, supported by The Resilience Shift, demonstrates through the lens of six of the world’s largest economies – China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa – how national governments have a central role to play in unlocking the enormous potential of cities.
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is hosting the World Federation of Engineering Organizations’ (WFEO) Committee on Engineering and the Environment from 2019 to 2023. For this blog series, comissioned by ICE, committee members provide a snapshot of climate change impacts and solutions in their part of the world. To kick off, Professor Jianping Wu of Beijing’s Tsinghua University and his colleagues, Jing He and Xiaodong Guan, survey the scene in China.
Collaboration with China will be critical in transitioning to a net-zero world by mid-century, according to panellists speaking at the latest instalment of the Brunel International Lecture Series, from East Asia.
The Foresight Review of Resilience Engineering (tánxìng gōngchéng), that stimulated the creation of the Resilience Shift, is now available in Chinese.