Six takeaways from Zurich Insurance’s position on climate change

January 13, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler Global insurance giant Zurich, one of the world’s largest companies, has published its updated position on climate change. The view of large insurance companies on the potential impact of climate change is particularly […]

Live discussion: closing the gender gap for a more resilient world

January 12, 2018 Get Resilient 0

Ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, our friends at the excellent website zilient.org are hosting an expert panel to discuss how achieving parity between women and men would boost the resilience of societies and economies […]

How resilient is Game of Thrones’ Winterfell?

August 14, 2017 Get Resilient 0

While in the midst of preparations for an upcoming disaster at Winterfell, Sansa Stark displays true Chief Resilience Officer capabilities. Who would have expected modern-day resilience concepts in Game of Thrones?  

Smart cities in India, can they deliver?

December 2, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler New technologies are shaping our cities in ways that we have not seen before. IT systems can help manage energy use, transport flows, water resources any many other functions. But where does […]

Struck down by Brexit Brexitus

September 14, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jeremy Bugler I must explain the prolonged silence since last I blogged.  I have been struck down by a virus, bred by Etonians, hatched by zealots. I refer of course to the Brexit Brexitus. […]

A temperature timeline to put things in perspective

September 10, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler This timeline of the Earth’s average temperature really puts the last 100 years into perspective, showing just how much human CO2 emissions have affected our climate. Also, note how stable the climate […]

Herefordshire folk launch innovative campaign to save the rainforest

May 8, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jeremy Bugler The countless millions who follow this blog will be aware of a rainforest campaign that I and some mates have started, named The Size of Herefordshire. Its aim is to help protect an […]

Will this warm winter silence climate deniers?

February 13, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jeremy Bugler I wonder if we have reached a turning point – perhaps several turning points – this winter. The weather has been so continuously, so protractedly, so mercilessly weird for the last few […]

Indigenous peoples move to protect 1.3 million hectares of Peruvian rainforest

January 11, 2016 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jeremy Bugler I didn’t actually say to myself “Stone the crows!” on hearing the news last week that our planet has entered the Anthropocene, a new geological epoch created by man’s impact on the […]

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