Bangladesh to modernise power grid with $500m World Bank fund

The project, which will also support the sustainable transformation of its electricity system, will deliver improved power services to around 40m people in Dhaka and Mymensingh Division

UK launches £5m programme for climate resilience research

The four-year research programme will help inform future climate policy and ensure Britain can respond to the impacts of a warming planet on national infrastructure

New consortium formed to address energy security and climate crisis

The Resilient Infrastructure + Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium aims to reimagine how energy is used, generated, transported and stored and how efficient, modern and resilient infrastructure can be built

Nepal granted $24m for sustainable forest management

The project will strengthen ongoing community-based conservation efforts while promoting inclusive sustainable use

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‘Increasingly severe weather caused by climate change threatens grid operations’

That’s according to new research from Accenture, which is based on a survey of more than 200 electric utility executives from 28 countries

‘Restore floodplains and wetlands for climate resilience’

Restoring floodplains and wetlands is a cost-effective way to improve climate resilience. That’s the verdict from the European Environment Agency (EEA), which says this lowers the amount of financial investment needed to defend against damaging floods and offers a range of other environmental and socioeconomic benefits. Around 20% of European cities are vulnerable to river […]