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Transitioning from climate commitments to implementation

Transitioning from climate commitments to implementation

With more than 180 countries committing to nationally determined climate targets, covering 99 percent of global emissions, and about 65 percent focused on mitigating greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), the Paris Climate Agreement has advanced global efforts to tackle climate change.

July 04, 2016 By: John Gulen, Senior Principal Engineer
Public-private partnerships are critical in addressing global challenges

Public-private partnerships are critical in addressing global challenges

Enhanced collaboration between civil society, government, and business in the planning, design and implementation of core and social infrastructures should grow economies; build resiliency; and help to solve societal problems.

September 01, 2015 By: Guest Author
Smart cities as innovation hubs

Smart cities as innovation hubs

Global megatrends require a step-change in the way we design, construct and operate structures and systems that will benefit society for the long term.

April 27, 2015 By: Amos Avidan
Sustainable resilient energy infrastructure

Sustainable resilient energy infrastructure

Bechtel's Amos Avidan discusses how Big Data is integral in designing more resilient energy systems.

April 06, 2015 By: Amos Avidan
Research: designing resilient infrastructure

Research: designing resilient infrastructure

Bechtel has contributed to a two-year study with re:focus partners culminating in a report, A Roadmap for Resilience that helps to guide cities on how to leverage private investment in building more resilient and integrated infrastructure.

March 31, 2015 By: Catherine McKalip-Thompson