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Resilience Rising and Lloyd’s Register Foundation to form multi-year partnership on indicators of risk and resilience, leveraging World Risk Poll data

3 October 2022 – Resilience Rising and Lloyd’s Register Foundation are collaborating on a new cornerstone programme that will harness the World Risk Poll’s data and insights collected from over 125,000 people in 121 countries to improve the global understanding of risk, resilience, and decision-making. The world faces unprecedented levels of uncertainty and risk. How …

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Collaboration is key to building resilient cities – Roundtable

In the lead-up to UNFCCC COP27, the world is faced with a proliferating set of crises brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the current geopolitical situation, and the global climate emergency. These are revealing catastrophic weaknesses in the resilience of global systems that underpin the lives of people and nature.  Underscoring this challenge is …

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Five Years of Impact

For five years The Resilience Shift has been a go-to source for high quality and influential advice on all matters related to the resilience of infrastructure systems. The Resilience Shift’s ‘Five Year Review – A celebration’ publication outlines the impact this work has had on infrastructure, engineering and climate change adaptation.  Many of the insights and initiatives showcased in the report …

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New Summary for Urban Policymakers Initiative Announced

Today, several of the world’s leading climate change scientists came together with city and business leaders, global NGOs and national governments to announce a new initiative, the Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) that will present the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessments in accessible and targeted summaries that can help inform action at the city scale.

Infrastructure Pathways Launched at COP26

We are delighted to have launched the Infrastructure Pathways initiative at COP26 this week alongside the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure and Arup. Infrastructure Pathways aims to develop a clear and consistent framework of existing guidance that practitioners can use to embed climate resilience within infrastructure.

How to make infrastructure more resilient against climate change

Savina Carluccio, ICSI Programme Director, and Resilience Shift Head of Guidance, Tools and Standards, contributes to this piece in Civil Engineering on the unintended vulnerabilities and dependencies in infrastructure that can undermine its resilience.