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 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.
Marking a climate breakthrough for the built environment, a coalition of business and government groups announce 26 climate action initiatives at Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day at COP26.
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.
Lessons learned from two different crises – severe winter storm, and wildfires – both involving many impacts and major power outages, show strong parallels.
We were thrilled to be involved in a number of events this week for London Climate Action Week, providing expert insight on panel discussions, and showcasing one of our own initiatives.
London’s Deputy Mayor for Energy and Environment, Shirley Rodrigues talks through achieving London’s net-zero ambitions and embedding resilience.
A round-table meeting for professional groups and institutions associated with development of the built environment was held in Cambridge, United Kingdom on 28–29 November 2019. The premise was to establish ways that professional institutions and associations can work together to accelerate change in how resilient infrastructure is delivered in practice. Many ideas emerging from the […]