Critical Infrastructure

The extraordinary flood event Auckland experienced on the night of January 27, the eve of the city’s anniversary weekend, was caused by rainfall that was literally off the chart.
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Flooded road
Study investigates whether the potential level of disruptive impact on the road networks of European countries could reach a socio-economic tipping point – with an abrupt and large loss of road-network function.
European Commission
Southeast Asia is well acquainted with the impact of climate change, but less with the resilience of energy systems. A collaborative and regional approach to climate modelling of energy systems can inform the development of effective adaptation policies.
Experts warn that dams in both Indonesia and the Philippines, crucial for irrigation, drinking water and electricity generation, may face increased strain as climate change brings unpredictable and high-precipitation weather patterns.
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Snow falling down on Tokyo, Japan.
The country is set to experience more frequent and heavier snowstorms, and as the death toll rises, it becomes clear that its snow adaptation tactics must change.
This is the voluntary contribution of the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.
International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure
Construction site
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) invites members of the DRR community to comment on the Handbook for Implementation of the Principles for Resilience Infrastructure.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
ComEd and Argonne National Laboratory partnered on a milestone report that analyzes the impact of climate in future northern Illinois.
Argonne National Laboratory
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This report presents the most up-to-date understanding of how climate change may affect ComEd’s distribution grid and highlights the need for strategies that adapt to future climate conditions.
Argonne National Laboratory
View of a port in Texas
Shipping ports are crucial for the global economy. They handle the majority of trade, and transportation hubs and provide employment. Ports are located in coastal areas or on large rivers and are exposed to natural hazards such as storms and floods.
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