The UN World Water Day 2020 is focusing on the connections between water and climate change. So, we have created seven videos showcasing different dimensions and solutions presented by experts from our global water practice.
Integrated climate adaptation plan in Gothenburg
Henrik Bodin-Sköld explains why integrated plans are important in a city like Gothenburg and presents two projects; the Sahlgrenska Hospital and the quay area Masthuggskajen.
Mitigating climate change through integrated water management in Denmark
Annette Raben goes through four was of improving and integrating the water system so that energy is stored and reused, and carbon emissions are hence reduced.
Protecting the flood-prone city-center in Helsinki
Anni Orkoneva explains why more frequent heavy rainfalls and storm-surge poses a threat to the Töölönlahti inner-city area of Helsinki and how Ramboll is helping.
Helping industries cope with water scarcity
Soubhagya Pattanayak explains why water scarcity is a growing threat to water-consuming industries and how Ramboll helps improve industrial resource management.
Adapting to rising sea-levels and cloudburst-risk in Norway
Bjørnar Nordeidet elaborates on coastal issues as Norway has the world’s longest coastline. He also presents the cost analysis that Ramboll has made for the City of Oslo.
Avoiding Day Zero in Cape Town
Jan Kürstein explains how cities can learn from Cape Town that was dramatically close to a ‘Day Zero’ shutdown of the public water utility in 2018.
Implementing nature-based solutions at Lake Ontario
Jennifer Olivo expands on how climate change is impacting The Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, and how nature-based solutions can yield long-term protection.