Critical infrastructure

Critical infrastructure

Communications systems and networks, health facilities, emergency evacuation shelters, elements of transportation systems, waste disposal, water supplies.

Cover and title of publication
2022
This study delves into multilateral and systemic disruption of critical infrastructure (CI) networks to assess the systemic resilience of CI “network-of-networks”.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
The United States has over 2,100 operational hydroelectric dams, with locations in nearly every state. They play essential roles in their regional power grids. But most were built in the past century under a different climate than they face today.
Conversation Media Group, the
Cover and title of publication
2022
This contributing paper discusses the relevance of the methods and case studies in informing global, national and local policymakers and decision-makers who are involved in understanding climate risks and adaptation needs for infrastructures. 
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Cover of the CDP report: aerial view of a beach and coastline
2022
This report highlights how water insecurity impacts companies' financial performance through the stranding of assets, the implications of this for the global financial sector, and the role of disclosure in understanding, identifying, and managing impacts.
Carbon Disclosure Project
Water insecurity is already impacting companies through the stranding of assets. This groundbreaking report by CDP and Planet Tracker presents new research which highlights the deep implications for the global financial sector.
Carbon Disclosure Project
Debris and twisted metal of collapsed bridge
Extraordinary record-high temperatures in Pakistan triggered the collapse of the Hassanabad Bridge along the Karakoram Highway in the Hunza Valley. The ongoing unprecedented heat wave melted ice on Shisper Glacier, creating a lake which flooded.
Columbia University
A yellow and black train on train tracks going through a city.
Scaling up and improving urban infrastructure can deliver considerable social, economic and environmental benefits. Yet, there is a gap between identifying projects for climate action and sustainable development and bringing such projects to fruition.
Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM)
Ranganadi Dam
The Ranganadi Dam in Arunachal Pradesh both seeks to harness electricity and bolster tourism, however it does not offer protection against Assam's annual inundations.
Observer Research Foundation