Your Daily COPpuccino – Episode 2: Sheela Patel
Civil engineers need to ‘understand the social implications’ of what they do
The latest ICE Brunel lecture in South Asia, with Seth Schultz, argued that the cost of ‘inaction’ was greater than the cost of action, when it comes to the climate crisis.
Brunel International Lecture Series – South Asia lecture
On 1 September the ICE International Brunel Lecture Series moves its focus to South Asia. The lecture will be given by Resilience Shift CEO, Seth Schultz. He will be joined by a panel of experts from the region for discussion and questions in the second half of the session.
Seizing the Urban Opportunity – report launched
The new report, Seizing the Urban Opportunity, supported by The Resilience Shift, demonstrates through the lens of six of the world’s largest economies – China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa – how national governments have a central role to play in unlocking the enormous potential of cities.
Engineers called to drive Middle East’s move to net-zero carbon at Region’s Brunel lecture
ICE’s Brunel Lecture series highlighted the Middle East region’s move towards net zero infrastructure. Dr Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, cabinet member and minister of climate change and environment of the United Arab Emirates, said that the shift to green building was very much needed in the region, and it was up to engineers to drive it.
Infrastructure project in India building resilience from the ground up
What does good look like for infrastructure resilience? A new case study examines a technical assistance programme in India supported by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth (ICRG) project has initiated over 900 climate resilient infrastructure projects in just 4 years.
For the community, by the community: Building resilience through infrastructure in rural India
Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth (ICRG) project in India
Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth (ICRG) project – beneficiary
City Characterisation Report: Amman
This report details research undertaken in Amman to define the city water basin, the urban water system and its governance structure, and the interdependencies with other systems; and to identify the factors contributing to the resilience of the city water system and those increasing its vulnerability.
Daljeet Kaur, Climate and Environment Advisor, DFID
Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth (ICRG) project in India – R. K. Sharma
Hearing how water resilience connects Miami, Mexico City, Amman, Hull, Cape Town
Aine Nibhreasail shares news from Day 1 of the Global Knowledge Exchange including Cape Town, Miami, Amman, Hull and Mexico telling us about the water systems in their cities.