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 […]
New IPCC Report calls for climate resilient development
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.
‘Incredibly uplifting and hopeful’ – Brunel lecture series moves climate action forward
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 […]
Building resilience to wildfires: a nature-led approach
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
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 […]
Engineers must become more creative and less compliance-led to tackle climate challenges
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.
10 Tools for systems change to a zero carbon world
This article was first published on the Race to Resilience/Race to Zero website and can be found here. BY BILL SHARPE, FOUNDING PARTNER, FUTURE STEWARDS | JANUARY 12, 2022 Meeting […]
How to make infrastructure more resilient against climate change
The question of how to make infrastructure more resilient against climate change is at the core of ICSI’s work. As the planet heats up, the scale, scope, and severity of […]
Register now to join Seth Schultz for the closing ICE Brunel lecture
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.
ICSI Highlights from 2021
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, […]
Reflections from the ICSI Roundtable Discussion 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 […]
Member spotlight: Anthony Kane
Who are you and what do you do? I’m Anthony Kane, the President and CEO of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). All ISI management and operational duties fall under […]
Entries Open for Resilience Realized Awards
Entries are open for the Resilience Realized Awards, a new collaboration between Wood and The Resilience Shift that will give recognition to projects around the world that are at the cutting edge of resilience and have demonstrated a comprehensive and thoughtful approach to building resilience in communities.
CDRI hosts session on Pioneering Nature-based Solutions for Resilient Infrastructure
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.
ICSI Round-up at COP26
ICSI Programme Director Savina Carluccio (second from left) takes part in the Marrakech Partnership Resilience Action Event at COP26, representing ICSI as a Partner Initiative of the Race to Resilience. […]