We are delighted by the news that the Global Commission for Adaptation has launched its report proposing investment to improve climate resilience between now and 2030 in five critical areas. We report on related progress and look forward to autumn events.
Beautiful Thessaloniki is one of the eight cities that has contributed to the development of the City Water Resilience Approach. Its water resilience programmes also have the challenge of demands from agriculture and energy.
With 90% of the city below high-tide level, Kingston-Upon-Hull in the United Kingdom is used to taking a lead on water resilience.
In this guest blog, Chris Hughes, drought specialist, discusses some of the ways cities might better prepare for drought and resilience to water scarcity.
Learning from those at the forefront of resilience thinking at Imperial College’s Centre for Systems Engineering and Innovation Industry Showcase
“Slow, modest, hard-fought progress is the result anticipated from a global political process designed to permit self-expression, to enable multilateral negotiation and to foster progress borne of consensus.” Guest blogger, Fred Boltz talks about how we must build awareness, understanding, and demand for resilience among the nation-states who design and direct the official development agenda.
For us 2018 is about making things happen. With exciting developments happening in our projects, we are reaching out through workshops and events to work with collaborators across the globe.
We recently hosted a water governance opportunity framing workshop with our collaborators. Together we aim to support key players in the water cycle to mobilise and drive collective action to improve resilience.