Climate Change Special Report - Episode 3
As the world continues to understand the causes and potential impacts of the climate crisis, the business and other opportunities of applying the innovations, technologies and services arising from the work of the weather & climate related sectors to provide meaningful solutions is enormous. In this third and concluding part of our climate change special report, we will focus on building social and economic resilience to climate change in urban and rural communities.
Available now on demand.
THIS WEBINAR ADDRESSES THESE KEY ISSUES
Resilience as a means to address uncertainty, particularly through the lens of climate change and urbanization.
How resilience stands in contrast to adaptation and how working with a complex systems lens can improve planning and development outcomes.
Commonalities in resilience needs and thinking across both developing and developed contexts.
Maintaining enabling environments for businesses. Business continuity plans are now expanding to maintain supply lines and ensure that core staff can access the worksite either remotely or in person as needed.
How communities can stay healthy and functional enough to house businesses successfully and provide an ongoing customer base and maintain an enabling environment for insurance.
The key challenges of climate change and the expected impacts on natural hazards that can result in property damage and business interruption.
The engineering solutions that can help mitigate risk and improve resilience.
Why we can't predict and plan our way out of climate change but need resilience to meet the unexpected.