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 […]
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Tapping into creative capabilities and thinking differently are critical for civil engineers to make a meaningful input to the climate crisis, according to The Resilience Shift CEO Seth Schultz, presenting his final lecture in the ICE’s Brunel Lecture series.
Register now to hear Seth Schultz deliver the Institution of Civil Engineers’ closing Brunel Lecture (17/1), reflecting on his year-long journey with ICE President, Ed McCann, and on how the engineering community can deliver a carbon-neutral and resilient society.
With 2022 on the horizon, I have been reflecting on ICSI’s progress over the past year. I wanted to share some highlights with you all, including our activities at COP26, […]
On 3 Nov 2021, ICSI hosted a roundtable discussion at the COP26 Wood House in Glasgow, focussing on issues at the heart of ICSI, and the engineering community’s role in […]
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.
Celebrating success – With 154 events from 80 partners and featuring 176 participating organisations, the first ever COP Resilience Hub brought together a community of state and non-state actors in an unprecedented collaboration, and key individuals such as Alok Sharma the COP26 President. See highlights showcase for a flavour of the Hub.
The penultimate leg of the touring Brunel International Lecture Series took place virtually in South East Asia this week, where panellists discussed how increased creativity and collaboration was needed to tackle climate change.
As COP26 brings together national and international negotiators to progress their countries’ commitments on climate action, the non-state-actor community is stepping up to take action on resilience and adaptation. ICSI […]