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Forget hacking a car - what does it take to hack an oil tanker?

Forget hacking a car - what does it take to hack an oil tanker?

The internet is awash with scare stories about family cars being hackable. Luckily, it’s almost all scaremongering: the hacks that have taken place have been staged by researchers, searching for vulnerabilities as cars’ online connectivity increases. Yet as the Internet of Things advances, and more and more systems like buildings, transportation, power grids and healthcare are connected, there is a growing, legitimate security concern. ...

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The World just Moved: four transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The World just Moved: four transformative governance shifts emerging from COP21

The climate agreement at COP21 in Paris has generated quite a bit of heat. Scientists and researchers are squabbling over the feasibility of achieving the sub-2 °C target, while others are dismissive of the commitments made by countries via their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and of their political will to act. ...

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Cities that bounce back

Cities that bounce back

Climate change will make or break cities in coming generations. Ironically, climate change itself will be made or broken by the cities of the future. By 2050, the population of cities worldwide is expected to increase by 2.5 billion. India alone will ...

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“Gearing up for ECCA- Europe’s biggest climate conference – all about adaptation and resilience.’

Between May 12-14 2015, the Climate Change Programme of DNV GL is participating in the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA 2015). Unique platform The ECCA conference will cover both scientific and practical knowledge on adaptation t ...

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Smart, Green Cities – resilient beats in a changing planet

The number of extreme events associated with climate change is increasing. As a result, our cities better develop a resilience strategy to be prepared for these events, especially those in more vulnerable areas such as coastal regions. City planners ...

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Making IPCC results meaningful and actionable

The recently launched reports of UN’s Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change – the fifth collection released since 1990 – and their results are important for DNV GL, our customers and our industries. However, the results in these reports ar ...

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Resilience in global supply chains

When companies think about the resilience of their business to extreme weather events or natural disasters such as earthquakes or tsunamis, they tend to focus on their own physical and human assets or IT systems. But what if something happened to the ...

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Safeguarding society from the impacts of extreme weather

Safeguarding society from the impacts of extreme weather

DNV GL Strategic Research and Innovation is developing an integrated emergency management and preparedness system with the purpose of improving resilience to the impacts of extreme weather events. Rapid population growth and urbanisation combined ...

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Improving power infrastructure resilience to extreme weather and climate change – call for abstracts

In 2012, Superstorm Sandy hit New York City and the New Jersey coast. It brought an unprecedented storm surge and consequent flooding that caused havoc to electrical power supplies. Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power for several ...

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A systems perspective for resilient cities – DNV GL invites your contribution

The world’s cities are expanding and evolving at an unprecedented rate. As more and more of the global population moves to urban areas, cities are becoming an important focal point in tackling climate change. Business is playing an important role i ...

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