The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

Nov 2015

What does climate resilience mean for the hydropower sector?

Future changes in temperature and precipitation are likely to have impacts, not only on individual hydropower projects but across entire water and energy systems. Developers, investors, governments and other stakeholders involved in hydropower need to make decisions to ensure that both infrastructure and systems are resilient to a range of possible future conditions. Read More...

Infrastructure Week 2016

Now entering its 4th year, Infrastructure Week is a national week of high-profile events; tv, print, and social media coverage; public education and focused advocacy; and other efforts around America to tell the story of America’s infrastructure, and the impact it has on our communities, economy, and quality of life. Read More...

The whys and wherefores of "COP 21”: climate intelligence for the financial services industry

The "Women for Sustainable Finance” network is pleased to invite you to a discussion led by Dr. Christine Chan entitled The whys and wherefores of "COP 21”: climate intelligence for the financial services industry. The talk will predominantly focus on the eagerly awaited 21st UN Conference of Parties taking place in Paris at the end of this month. Read More...

A thirsty world: making local action global

As part of ODI's #GlobalChallenges event series, they will be exploring the increasingly politicised issue of water scarcity and security. To focus on the innovative ways in which local communities are tackling this challenge and to consider whether these efforts could achieve results at scale, ODI will be holding the event "A thirsty world: making local action global." Read More...

Call for Presenters: Technology and Responsible Hydropower at the World Fisheries Congress 2016

Given the complexities of politics, management, and site specificity, an alternative to hydropower may not be feasible to meet certain energy demands. While hydropower is an efficient technology, its potentially large footprint and ability to adversely impact rivers and aquatic life require responsible monitoring and management.

The 7th World Fisheries Congress will take place 23-27 May 2016 in Busan, South Korea. FishBio is seeking presenters for the Congress who can speak about how technology can be used to help guide hydropower design and management to promote sustainable inland fisheries. Read More...