Statements and Reports

  • 2013 CAETS Statement "Educating Engineers"

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      Educating Engineers  A Statement by the Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences, Inc. (CAETS) Budapest, Hunguary June 28, 2013   Technology is a critical driver today of economic development; and globalization promises to bring that relationship to all societies of the world.  But, engineers are crucial for effective management of technology and educating engineers who can adapt ... More >>

  • Opportunities for Low-Carbon Energy Technologies for Electricity Generation to 2050 (Report and Guide, June 2013)

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        CAETS Energy Project Prepared by the Committee on Energy Opportunities for Low-Carbon Energy Technologies for Electricity Generation to 2050       The International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) Working Group, (WG) on Low-Carbon Energy undertook a project entitled “Opportunities for Low-Carbon Energy Technologies for Electricity Generation to ... More >>

  • 2012 CAETS Statement - Urban Development and Public Transportation: Improved Understanbding of the Interdependencies

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        Urban Development and Public Transportation: Improved Understanding of the Interdependencies   A Statement by the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) Zurich, Switzerland, August 31, 2012   More than 50 percent of today’s world population is living in urban ... More >>

  • Conclusions prepared by AI of the 2011 CAETS Convocation on Engineering Analysis and Management to Reduce Risks

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    Risk prevention has much less allure than after-the-fact actions, which are more visible and dramatic. There are no recognitions for those who work on reducing the probability or the impact of risk events, while there is many times more applause for heroic efforts to contain damages or rebuild what was destroyed. Many risk s prevention and mitigation actions fall in the decision making realm of politicians, who naturally aim for public ... More >>

  • WG Report on Low-emissions Technologies for Electric Power (Ex Sum Sept 2010)

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      DEPLOYMENT OF LOW-EMISSIONS TECHNOLOGIES FOR ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION IN RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE Working Group Report   Executive Summary and Recommendations    1 September 2010   PROJECT BACKGROUND The International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) at its Council Meeting in Calgary, Canada, in July 2009 endorsed a project entitled ... More >>

  • 2010 CAETS Statement - Sustainable Food Systems

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      Sustainable Food Systems – Toward Food for All   A CAETS Symposium Statement Copenhagen, Denmark, June 30, 2010   The 31st Annual Meeting of the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) took place in Copenhagen (Denmark) 29-30 June 2010. A symposium held June 29 focused on how to achieve a sustainable global food system, which allows increased food ... More >>

  • 2009 CAETS Statement - Global Natural Resources - Management and Sustainability

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    Global Natural Resources – Management and Sustainabilit A CAETS Statement Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 13-17, 2009 The 2009 CAETS Convocation, hosted by the Canadian Academy of Engineering, addressed the grand challenges and opportunities associated with the sustainable management of natural resources. Resource activity worldwide is increasingly impacting society in both positive and detrimental ways. Demand for ... More >>

  • 2008 CAETS Statement - Delta Technology for a Sustainable and Habitable Planet

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    Delta Technology for a Sustainable and Habitable Planet  A CAETS Statement Delft and The Hague, Netherlands, June 25-27, 2008   The 30th Annual Meeting of the International Council of the Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) took place in Delft and The Hague (Netherlands) from 25-27 June 2008. The accompanying technical symposium focused on sustainable development of the world’s deltas, which ... More >>

  • 2007 CAETS Statement - Environment and Sustainable Growth

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    Environment and Sustainable Growth A CAETS Statement  Tokyo, Japan, October 23-26, 2007 At the 17th CAETS Convocation held in Tokyo on 23-26 October 2007, a wide range of global energy and environmental issues was reviewed and discussed by more than 230 CAETS academy representatives and specialists. The state-of-the-art of various technologies for improving energy efficiency, energy production with reduced carbon ... More >>

  • 2006 CAETS Statement - The Role of Hydrogen in Our Energy Future

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    The Role of Hydrogen In Our Energy Future A Statement by CAETS, Brussels, Belgium June 1-2, 2006 Realizing that the problem of supply, distribution and utilization of available energy sources is of paramount importance for the sustainable development of our modern society, CAETS focused the Brussels meeting on the prospective use of hydrogen as an energy carrier. It engaged the views of experts of its member academies, ... More >>

  • 2005 CAETS Statement - Oceans and the World's Future

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      OCEANS AND THE WORLD'S FUTURE   A CAETS Statement Cairns, Australia, 10 - 14 July 2005 Preamble     T he International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS) held its 16 th Convocation in Cairns, Australia, from 10-14 July 2005, to examine the scientific, technological and engineering issues that link the world’s future with the oceans. In the light of ... More >>