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SUEZ reinforces its commitment to the climate

02-12-2019
SUEZ, climate change, natural disasters, COP25

As the world prepares for the COP25, to be held in Madrid from December 2 to 13, SUEZ Group has reaffirmed its commitment to fighting climate change towards the 1.5°C trajectory recommended by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and stepping up its own efforts to preserve water resources and the oceans. By 2030, 40% of the …

These 11 sinking cities could disappear by 2100

11-09-2019
climate change

Global temperatures and sea levels are rising. Low-lying coastal cities are already experiencing devastating floods and working to come up with creative solutions to combat rising tides. Some cities are sinking due to increasing sea levels slowly encroaching on their coasts, while others are sinking because of excessive groundwater pumping that …

Innovative engineers won top honours for outstanding contributions to mitigating climate change and enhancing Singapore’s liveability

30-08-2019
Singapore, climate change, water supply, resources

The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) today announced the six winning projects of the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2019, recognising the outstanding contributions of local engineers to advancing engineering and enhancing quality of life of Singaporeans. Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of the Environment …

Editor’s pickBuilding a more resilient water network in the Philippines

31-07-2019
Grundfos, Philippines, Water, Network, Asia, Water security, Climate change, Infrastructure, Flood Control

  By Leong Chee Khuan, Area Managing Director for South Asia and General Manager for Grundfos Pumps Sdn Bhd Water is a precious and increasingly critical resource. Water security has become one of our most urgent environmental crises as well as our fastest-growing social, political and economic challenges faced today. Increasing water …

New Swedish initiative on climate security

18-09-2018
Stockholm Climate Security Hub, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Stockholm Resilience Centre, research and analysis, climate security

A summer of extreme weather events around the world has pushed climate change high up the political and public agendas. SEI is proud to be a core partner in a new Stockholm-based climate security hub being launched at World Water Week, as well as leading a discussion on the important role of sanitation in meeting the Paris Agreement …

Editor’s pickCould digital transformation solve our water and climate crisis?

26-07-2018
Water, Wastewater, Asia, SMART, Technologies, Kim Jensen, Grundfos, Climate, Market, Industry

By Kim Jensen, Grundfos’ Regional Managing Director for Asia Pacific Ensuring water security – sustainable access to water for enabling livelihoods, human well-being and socio-economic development – has emerged as a key priority on every nation’s agenda over the last decade. World Water Day aims to highlight this …