June 4, 2019

Climate change is one of six key trends driving ASCE’s Future World Vision scenario-planning model. Already, right now, in the present world vision, climate change –  specifically sea-level rise...
Read more >>

May 13, 2019

Never before has the future looked so exciting. From autonomous vehicles to the most cutting-edge green technologies, the built environment is reshaping before our eyes. Exciting as it is,...
Read more >>

BY 
January 23, 2019

The Fourth National Climate Assessment sounded alarm bells about climate change’s effects, both current and future, upon its release last November by the U.S. Global Change Research...
Read more >>

November 8, 2018

For civil engineers climate change is more than a social obligation, it's a matter of business. As Terry Neimeyer, CEO of KCI Technologies, said at the 2018 ASCE Industry Leaders Forum, "In my own...
Read more >>

October 26, 2017

If you’re waiting for some other, larger entity to swoop in and solve the sustainability infrastructure crisis, stop. It may be a global problem, but the solutions start at...
Read more >>

June 18, 2015

Balancing future needs for engineered infrastructure with the risks posed by the effects of climate change on long-term engineering projects is a dilemma for civil engineers according to a new...
Read more >>

June 12, 2015

The April 25 earthquake that killed thousands of people and leveled much of Kathmandu also devastated Nepal’s remote mountain villages. Massive landslides wiped out entire villages, rivers were...
Read more >>

February 5, 2014

Contributed by Richard Wright, PhD, P.E., D.M.ASCE In 2014, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) will issue the National Climate Assessment (NCA), a periodic report to inform the...
Read more >>

BY