Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

Institution of Civil Engineers

22 Feb 2011 01:02:31

Calls for adaptation of infrastructure

Engineering alliance calls for urgent adaptation of infrastructure in face of climate change

The Engineering the Future alliance, a group of engineering bodies including ICE, the Royal Academy and a range of other institutions, has launched an in-depth report looking at the need to adapt our infrastructure to deal with the impact of climate change in the future.

It particularly examines the risks facing us, what engineering solutions need to be implemented and how government policy must support and drive the right environment for this to happen.

The report was commissioned by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs as part of its cross-governmental work into climate change adaptation and will be considered in its final review.

"Infrastructure, Engineering and Climate Change Adaptation – ensuring services in an uncertain future" was launched to a wide range of national, broadcast and trade media at the Science Media Centre. David Nickols, chair of the ICE water panel, presented the water section of the report.

The launch received extensive media coverage, including articles on The Guardian online, The Times, BBC Online, an interview on Radio 4's Today programme and the Engineer.

Discussion Thread  


Related Categories

Clicking a category below will direct you to a list of related information

Skip Navigation Links.

Institution of Civil Engineers Community

Related Items From Everyone

  1. United Market Insight provides cutting edge development and networking...

  2. Making the Most of the Water We Have: the soft path approach to water managementEdited by David...

  3. A Handbook for the Field Assessment of Land DegradationBy Michael A. Stocking and Niamh...

  4. Sundog Energy Ltd Organisations

    Sundog Energy Ltd designs, supplies and installs systems that generate...

  5. See-through solar cells which can be used as windows on cars or buildings even as they generate...

    06 Oct 2008

Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback


We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.