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Can we deliver net carbon zero? Roundtable debate

As part of the ‘Triennial’ event ‘Planning for Climate Change and the Enhanced Resilience of Civil Infrastructure’ a collaboration by civil engineering organisations ICE, ASCE and CSCE, our own Seth Schultz will be taking part in a debate on delivering net carbon zero, and the role of the engineering community on Tuesday 25th May.

What can we learn from the WFEO climate stories?

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.

WFEO climate stories: UK

The UK has commitments in place to reduce carbon emissions to 0% by 2050. However to achieve this, carbon reduction needs to be embedded in the planning, design and whole life of assets. Engineers have a key role to play in enabling this to happen by understanding how climate change affects their roles in terms of mitigation and adaptation. WFEO committee member Davide Stronati examines the climate change position in the UK.