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”.
Chasing Ice - DVD
Engineers for Social Responsibility, Auckland
Date and Time: 6.00pm Wednesday 20 July 2016
Venue: Room 3.408, School of Engineering, University of Auckland, 20 Symonds St, Auckland
Acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog was once a sceptic
about climate change. But through his
Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), he discovered undeniable evidence of our changing
planet. For his 2012 documentary film Chasing Ice, Balog deployed
revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world's
changing glaciers. More
Engineers Without Borders NZ
Annual Conference - Elevate 2016
Date and Time: Saturday,
23 July 2016, from 8.30am
Venue: The Undercroft at University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand
Join Engineers Without Borders New Zealand for a day packed with thought provoking speakers, innovative solutions and engaging debate.
Go to their website at https://ewbnz.nationbuilder.com/ for further details.
ESR Submission on Improvements to the ETS
ESR Submission on TPPA
New Paper added to Climate Change Section
ESR Letter to Engineering Insight Magazine
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...
Four New Papers added to Climate Change Section
13 Climate Change - New Zealand and International Response.
Auckland's Transport System for a Fast-changing World
Submission to Government
on the draft Government Policy Statement
on land transport 2015/16 to 2024/25
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