Martin Shouler participated at the Resilience Round-table: Accelerating action to build a resilient 1.5ºC world. (15.00-16.30), highlighting the application of the City Water Resilience Approach.
The Special Issue of Water Security Journal offers a solutions-focused exploration of how to navigate our changing climate and uncertain future and build resilience through water.
The first paper, authored by Dr Fred Boltz and global leaders in resilience, freshwater ecology and engineering science, is published from a Water Security Journal Special Issue on the central role of water in building resilience to climate and Earth system change.
Participants at IWA-ASPIRE in Hong Kong were treated to a showcase of case studies from around the world, and technical site visits such as to the Happy Valley Stormwater Storage Scheme, an impressive 60 million litre tank in the centre of a horseracing course.
Lessons from Cape Town’s water crisis were shared at Scotland Climate Week with a plethora of interesting discussion points identified as relevant to the context of Scottish water governance
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)’s Panchali Saikia reports from the IWA-IDB Innovation Conference on Sustainable Use of Water: Cities, Industry and Agriculture (Guayaquil, Ecuador, 30 September to 03 October 2019), where the City Water Resilience Approach was presented by Ricard Giné, Programme Manager, SIWI.
The Resilience Shift and Arup joined as core partners in the Water Action Track launched by the Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 24.
Resilience Shift Ambassador and Water Lead at the Global Commission for Adaptation (GCA), Dr Fred Boltz, set the scene for the High level dialogue session: ‘Building a resilient future through water’ stating that “water is fundamental to resilience”.