Engineers for Social Responsibility Inc. is an independent group of engineers who consider that being knowledgeable in the field of technology means that they also have a special obligation to the public at large. This includes raising the awareness of the engineering profession to the consequences of its activities and explaining and discussing the ramifications of developments in engineering and engineering works to the public. In these days of greater accountability, the professional can no longer hide behind a mask of “professionalism”.
The Rising Challenge for Coastal Areas
Engineers for Social Responsibility, Auckland
Date and Time: 6.00pm Wednesday 17 August 2016
Speaker: Dr Rob Bell, Principal Scientist - Coastal and Estuarine Physical Processes, NIWA.
Venue: Room 3.408, School of Engineering, University of Auckland, 20 Symonds St, Auckland
Coastal areas face one of the largest conundrums in relation to adapting to
climate change. This arises primarily from an ongoing increase in sea level that
will continue for several centuries. More
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The Featured Letter on page 3 of Engineering Insight September/October 2015 Volume 16/5 published by IPENZ is included on the Submissions page of this website.
Professional Engineers and Climate Change
Climate change is one of the biggest
challenges facing humanity. The negative effects particularly affect developing
countries and are only beginning to be felt. They will increase greatly over
coming decades unless we all accept our responsibilities and substantially
reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. More...
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