WFEO holds a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017

WFEO holds a side event at the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference in May 2017
 

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiation meetings took place in Bonn, Germany, from 8 to 18 May 2017.

At this occasion, Darrel Danyluk, leader of the Climate Change Adaptation theme for the WFEO Committee on Engineering and the Environment (WFEO-CEE), Past-President of Engineers Canada and Past-Chair of WFEO-CEE, represented WFEO with the support of David Lapp, leader of the Sustainable Practices for Engineers theme for WFEO-CEE and Practice Lead, Globilization and Sustainable Development at Engineers Canada.

Tuesday 16 May, Darrel Danyluk presented the side event entitled “Infrastructure Interdependencies, Climate Vulnerabilities: Engineering, Legal, Social” which focused on the principles behind, and lessons learned by implementing adaptation measures to improve climate resiliency of infrastructures and related services from the 2013 Calgary flood.

 
Darrel Danyluk and David Lapp holding the side event

Darrel Danyluk and David Lapp holding the side event

 

For more information:

  Darrel Danyluk Presentation “2013 Calgary flood”

  Committee on Engineering and the Environment (WFEO-CEE) website




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