DUTEP Graduation Workshop – Jakarta

DUTEP Graduation Workshop – Jakarta

Dutch Training and Exposure Programme The way cities are designed can prevent mayor impacts caused by climate related crises. By using an integrated approach, cities can be created in an adaptive and resilient way. To come to such cities, decision makers, managers and civil servants should cooperate and balance the content, institutional and relationship layers.…

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Rotterdam Resilience Strategy – ready for the 21st century

Rotterdam Resilience Strategy – ready for the 21st century

Resilience is in our DNA. We know what it is like to fully dedicate ourself to achieve our desired goals. The city of Rotterdam has a history of vision, guts and durability. Stronger by fierce and struggle, 75 years after the reconstruction and rise of the city , Rotterdam is international know as a vital,…

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5th Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week

5th Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week

Spurred by agreement in Rio+20 on The Future We Want, government water leaders in Asia and the Netherlands are searching for innovative solutions to secure their countries’ water futures and green their economies. How to mainstream R&D to boost water productivity, conservation and reuse across sectors, reduce water footprints, clean up waterways, and create multifunctional…

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Adaptation Futures 2016

Adaptation Futures 2016

Last week Adaptation Futures was held in the city of Rotterdam. The conference is part of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptation (PROVIA). In a multidisciplinary atmosphere experts from all over the world gather to address the urgency to deal with climate change. RDC was also present among the…

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Pathways to Resiliency

Pathways to Resiliency

During the Adaptation Futures conference in Rotterdam this week, RDC will host an unique workshop in co-creation with experts from Rotterdam and New York. The main theme of this workshop is how to implement short term actions in order to become a resilient city. Due to the upcoming challenges that delta cities worldwide face, it…

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The Rotterdam Experience Continues

The Rotterdam Experience Continues

Last Thursday and Friday we welcomed new enthusiastic experts from various nationalities and showed them some of the pearls of Rotterdam. On Thursday a Danish delegation from the city of Ringsted came to get inspired by practicle examples of adapting towards climate challenges a dense city centre. The city of Ringsted faces the challenge of…

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City Deal Climate Adaptation

City Deal Climate Adaptation

The City Deal Parties and Partners declare that they want to create a long term major practical learning environment for climate-proof development. And not only for climate professionals, but also for other professionals and parties that play a role in climate adaptation. Through the City Deal the Parties and Partners can learn together on strategic…

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Rotterdam Exchange Handbook

Rotterdam Exchange Handbook

In October 2015 the first 100 Resilient Cities Network Exchange was held in Rotterdam. During the 3 day program 8 cities discussed about water management and multi-benefit solutions for there resilience challenges. All challenges and solutions are summarized in the first 100RC Exchange Handbook. The handbook is intended to be a practitioner-focused resource documenting the…

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Climate Change Adaptation; Innovative Tools and Strategies in Delta City Rotterdam

Climate Change Adaptation; Innovative Tools and Strategies in Delta City Rotterdam

In the latest Water Practice and Technology online journal the paper of Piet Dircke and Arnoud Molenaar is posted. This paper takes a closer look regarding the new way to deal with climate change adaptation. For more information, please feel free to contact us. Abstract In 2025 the majority of the world population will live…

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Rotterdam One of the C40 Award Winners

Rotterdam One of the C40 Award Winners

Paris – 3 December The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) announced the winners of the third-annual C40 Cities Awards, recognizing ten global cities for their leadership in tackling climate change across key sectors. The Awards ceremony was held on Thursday night in Paris during the COP21 climate negotiations. “As leaders from around the world…

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Meeting the Challenges of Sea Level Rise

Meeting the Challenges of Sea Level Rise

Last summer Daniel Grossman reported in Rotterdam and Hamburg about responding to current and future flooding. The first of several stories that he is writing has just been published, by Yale Environment 360. This discusses how Rotterdam and Hamburg are confronting sea level rise and is one of many to come! Check out the article…

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Opening Aqua Dock

Opening Aqua Dock

On Monday the second of November Aqua Dock has officially been opened. Aqua Dock is a testing, demo and production location for innovations within and on water. The City Councillor Adriaan Visser was there to celebrate this unique moment of another step in the evolution of Rotterdam. The city is becoming the world pioneer in…

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First 100 RC International Water Exchange Workshops

First 100 RC International Water Exchange Workshops

The first International Water Exchange Workshop was held in the city of Rotterdam in the beginning of October. During a four day session regarding complex water related issues and climate challenges, nine different members of the 100 Resilient Cities network actively participated and exchanged their knowledge and experience. The Rockefeller Foundation picked Rotterdam to organise…

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Roskilde Delegation visits Rotterdam

Roskilde Delegation visits Rotterdam

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Waterforum Interviews RDC

Waterforum Interviews RDC

The interview of RDC’s quartermaster Gabrielle Muris

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Expert Session at World Expo Milan

Expert Session at World Expo Milan

At the Water Innovation Day at the World Expo Milan, RDC organized a high level session regarding resilient delta cities. RDC at World Expo Milan

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First Sustainable Floating City

First Sustainable Floating City

DeltaSync launches a new website; the start of making a dream come true! Blue21

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