Resilience & Climate Adaptation

  • Climate change from the front lines: How the conversation is evolving in the Arctic

    Climate change from the front lines: How the conversation is evolving in the Arctic

    Alaska’s Climate Change Roundtable focused on 4 major themes: mitigation, adaptation, research, and response

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  • Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—after the hurricanes

    Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—after the hurricanes

    Resiliency and coastal restoration experts say severe storm recovery starts with preparedness

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  • In resiliency, if we’re not focused on data and technology, we’re in trouble

    In resiliency, if we’re not focused on data and technology, we’re in trouble

    Data collection and its impact on our risk should be a no-brainer, but is it? GIS and information management helps give a clear picture

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  • Published in Design Intelligence: Innovation with Community in Mind

    Published in Design Intelligence: Innovation with Community in Mind

    Stantec senior leaders Nancy MacDonald and Anton Germishuizen share their expertise on the future of city building

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  • How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships

    How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships

    Two funding experts share strategies for helping cities large and small secure hard-to-find dollars that move projects from concept to construction

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  • Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Working to save bats, energy, and money at the same time—it’s all about site-specific risk patterns

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  • Good Resilience Planning Involves More Than Building Barriers – It’s About Making Connections

    Good Resilience Planning Involves More Than Building Barriers – It’s About Making Connections

    Good resilience planning is more than hard infrastructure-based solutions, it requires a holistic approach. John Malueg and Gary Sorge discuss this approach for UN World Cities Day.

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  • Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having

    Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having

    The critical work of upgrading our decaying infrastructure has been put on the back burner—that must change

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  • Planning for disasters: 3 ways science can help deliver drinking water after an earthquake

    Planning for disasters: 3 ways science can help deliver drinking water after an earthquake

    As we approach International Day for Disaster Reduction, a resilience study for Wellington, New Zealand, shows the value of planning

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  • Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Four experts consider our critical relationship with water and the role we can play in protecting this precious resource

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  • Artificial Intelligence: One answer to reducing greenhouse gases at industrial facilities

    Artificial Intelligence: One answer to reducing greenhouse gases at industrial facilities

    Data collection and analyzation can lead to cleaner, more efficient energy—a must in the coming decades

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  • How to not be caught in the dark after the next big storm

    How to not be caught in the dark after the next big storm

    3 steps utilities can take to ensure their communities are prepared for the next natural disaster

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  • Wildfire recovery: Creating a resilient home for outdoor education from ashes

    Wildfire recovery: Creating a resilient home for outdoor education from ashes

    Brianna Daniels helps to rebuild a California Boy Scout camp devastated by wildfire—and discovers her most memorable project

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  • National Preparedness Month: Two things you can do now to protect you and your family

    National Preparedness Month: Two things you can do now to protect you and your family

    Preparing an emergency kit and checking your insurance coverage are two simple steps towards preparedness

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  • [With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!

    [With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!

    A massive flood-fighting complex in New Orleans is featured on HISTORY’s documentary series premiering on September 1

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  • Coastal crisis: We’re running out of sand along Florida’s beaches—what’s the solution?

    Coastal crisis: We’re running out of sand along Florida’s beaches—what’s the solution?

    It takes creativity in both approach/methodology and funding to take care of eroding beaches

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  • Small dam, big task

    Small dam, big task

    Craig Scott gives an engineer's personal reflections on managing an emergency dam decommissioning at Haldon Range Dam reservoir in Marlborough, New Zealand

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  • Engineering the impossible at Nunavut’s Iqaluit Airport

    Engineering the impossible at Nunavut’s Iqaluit Airport

    The first P3 airport in North America is part of HISTORY’s ‘Project Impossible’ series

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  • Published: Jamaica adds 7.2 MW in first hydropower expansion in 30 years

    Published: Jamaica adds 7.2 MW in first hydropower expansion in 30 years

    Featured in Hydro Review (June 2017) this 7.2-MW expansion of the 6-MW Maggotty Falls hydropower was the first new hydro facility implemented in Jamaica in the past 30 years

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  • Drought defense: 3 steps to effective water management in extreme climates

    Drought defense: 3 steps to effective water management in extreme climates

    A lifelong New Mexican shares lessons learned in one of the driest places in the US

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