NCSE And COMPASS Policy Communication Training In D.C.—Jan. 25th

January 17, 2018 Erica Goldman When Michelle Wyman, Executive Director of the National Council for Science in the Environment (NCSE), and I met for lunch this fall, we quickly realized that we had the ingredients for an exciting collaboration. NCSE’s upcoming annual conference and the popular Academic-Federal Dialogue (AFD), which mingles academic scientists and federal agency officials, would provide a chance to […]

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Staggering Costs: The Economics of Sustainable Infrastructure

By Michelle Wyman, Executive Director, The National Council for Science and the Environment It can be easy to focus on how much it would cost to create a more sustainable infrastructure – building, financing, or developing technology – but what is often ignored are the accelerated costs if we don’t make these investments. In just […]

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10 Tips for a National Infrastructure Bank

By Joyce Coffee, President, Climate Resilience Consulting This month’s National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) Conference offers the ideal convening for us to discuss solutions to the business of resilient infrastructure, raising infrastructure and community value, reducing vulnerability in the face of natural disasters and building our future for better lives and livelihoods […]

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Sustainable Infrastructure: A Global Agenda with Local Impacts

Michelle Wyman, Executive Director National Council for Science and the Environment   In just a few short weeks, the community that makes up the National Council for Science and the Environment will convene at the NCSE 2018 National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy, and the Environment to focus on the Science, Business, and […]

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Culture, Character, & Economics

Written by Edward L. Quevedo, J.D.[1] “Love is the only emotion that expands intelligence, creativity and vision; it is the emotion that enables autonomy and responsibility. Love is composed of relational behaviors through which another (a person, being, or thing) arises as a legitimate other in coexistence with oneself.  Only in love can we be […]

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Sustainable Infrastructure Through Collaboration

Written by: Deana D. Pennington, Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso Achieving sustainable infrastructure from the orthogonal perspectives of environment, economics and social outcomes will require unprecedented collaboration between academic scholars from many disciplines, policymakers at all levels, diverse government agencies, and the general public who are key stakeholders. […]

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NCSE and SSF: Building Resilience

  This past July, the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) and the Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF) joined for a discussion on systems thinking applied to both the built environment and to sustainability education programs to prepare the workforce of the future.   The webinar began with a discussion on the results of the NCSE […]

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SHARE YOUR RESEARCH AT NCSE 2018

Do you have research findings, innovations, or initiatives that relate to sustainable infrastructure? Submit a poster presentation at NCSE 2018!

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Building Resilience: Career Pathways

by Glenn McRae, the Director of the Northeast Transportation Workforce Center, housed at the University of Vermont’s Transportation Research Center 

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Building Our Future

Over the next few decades, America will need to undertake the largest rebuilding of infrastructure in its history. How can we help?

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