How is RPS helping to build a water resilient future?
At the close of COP27, a new funding arrangement on loss and damage was agreed and has since been called a "historic moment". Beyond compensation and reparations though, there is still a lot of work to be done. Flooding mitigation and adaptation is still an urgent task globally.
21 November 2022 | 2 min read
Water management is one of the most complex issues facing the world today and was a key focus for COP27. Increasingly extreme weather events continue to have a devastating impact on lives and livelihoods globally, through severe flooding and droughts. By 2050, the number of people at risk of floods is set to increase by a third, from 1.2 billion to 1.6 billion.
We asked our experts at RPS how they are working with organisations globally, to build a more water resilient future.