HOW VULNERABLE ARE OUR TRANSPORT, ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURES?
RAIN contributes to minimising the impact of extreme weather events on transport, energy and telecommunication networks. The project will develop early warning systems, decision support tools and engineering solutions to ensure rapid reinstatement of the network. This will improve reliability of critical infrastructures and reduce disruption for citizens.
River floods are expected to become more frequent by mid-century, and rainstorms and coastal flooding by the end of the century From storms to flash floods, extreme weather events are becoming more common in Europe,… Read More
With climate change firmly on the agenda, investors are increasingly hesitant to fund infrastructure projects that aren’t future-proofed In our connected world, any disruption to infrastructure ripples through society. But vital infrastructure such as transport… Read More
The RAIN final event on Extreme weather events and infrastructures: assessing the impacts, mitigating the consequencestook place at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) on 24th March 2017. It has drawn more than 60 participants, including members of governmental institutions, consultancies,… Read More
- 23–28 April 2017
- 22–26 January 2017