The recent reports from the UN’s climate science body, the IPCC, show that the timeframes for addressing climate change are narrowing and the next eight years will be critical. With […]
By the Climate Champions Team Have you ever imagined a world without water? For many on the African continent, it is not a dream but a devastating reality. Water is […]
Authors: Andy Deacon and Savina Carluccio Scaling up and improving urban infrastructure can deliver considerable social, economic and environmental benefits. Yet, there is a significant gap between identifying projects for […]
This article was authored by Paul Astle, Associate at Ramboll, and was originally published on the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) website at this link. What is the Low Carbon […]
Image caption: COP26 introduced pledges that are changing the way the civil engineering industry works. Image credit: Rafapress/Shutterstock This article was authored by Prof. Jim Hall, professor of climate and […]
By Nigel Topping, UN High-Level Climate Action Champion for COP26 | April 11, 2022 The more we use our proven low-carbon solutions to cut emissions within the 2020s, the greater […]
Each year on March 22, we celebrate World Water Day to highlight the importance of fresh water and advocate for the sustainable management of our freshwater resources. This year’s theme […]
Some 70% of carbon emissions worldwide can be linked to infrastructure. Civil engineers, as the designers, builders and maintainers of this infrastructure, have a duty to minimise the harmful impacts […]
By Nigel Topping, UN High-Level Climate Action Champion for COP26 | March 14, 2022 A world driven by hydrocarbons is a more conflict driven world. The adoption of the Versailles Declaration – […]
Resilience First, in partnership with the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), has today announced the launch of the Engineering Leadership Group (ELG), a new engagement […]
The findings in today’s latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report confirm unequivocally that ever more extreme heatwaves, floods, droughts, wildfires and other impacts resulting from climate change are endangering people’s […]
The latest volume from the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report is on Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. The Resilience Shift is part of a collaboration to co-create a Summary for Urban Policymakers series that will present the latest IPCC assessments in targeted summaries that can help inform action at the city scale.
Several new initiatives have been inspired by the global discussions on climate change, while the virtual format gained record-breaking attendance. The engineering sector is ready to make the changes needed […]
Nature-based solutions are helping the town of Paradise to protect itself from future fire risks, maintain forest health, and build a more resilient community.
RESILIENCE RISING – A NEW GLOBAL NON-PROFIT CONSORTIUM ICSI, the global movement for engineering action on sustainability, resilience and climate change. A new global non-profit consortium, Resilience Rising, is launching […]