The Race to Resilience has today announced four new Partners have joined the global campaign, building momentum ahead of COP26 for a raise in ambition from state and non-state actors on climate resilience.
The Building to COP26 Coalition has released its plans for #BuildingToCOP26 – ahead of Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day at COP26.
We know that climate change is here now (IPCC) and resilience has been rising up the agenda as the world has tackled the impacts of the COVID pandemic and increasing weather-related events (WMO). The Resilience Shift CEO, Seth Schultz, calls critical infrastructure resilience “an insurance policy for humankind’s future”. The facts make for stark reading: […]
Need for resilience strengthened as WMO shows weather-related disasters increased over past 50 years
A new Atlas published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) shows that a disaster related to a weather, climate or water hazard occurred every day on average over the past 50 years – killing 115 people and causing US$ 202 million in losses daily. “The number of weather, climate and water extremes are increasing and […]
The Glasgow Climate Conference – the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the Climate Convention, taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, will feature a new physical and virtual COP Resilience Hub to help business, investors, civil society, academia, cities and regions take action. It will share best practice and build collaboration, momentum and new opportunities on […]