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Climate change

Through our seven commitments on climate change the RTPI promotes a positive and realistic response to the challenges of climate change.

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istock Renewable energyWe believe that policies that promote climate change mitigation and adaptation need to be mainstreamed into general planning policy. It is important not to rely on new development to ensure a sustainable global future, because existing places generate the majority of carbon emissions, resource and energy use. It is necessary to adapt these places to achieve sustainable development and to ensure that planning supports and encourages these changes.

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@rtpiknowledge : Peter James@WelshGovernment : partnership between councils, housing associations, etc has been a key aspect of regeneration in North Wales 17/09/2014 - 03:44

@rtpiknowledge : Rob Dix from @ConwyCBC presents the outcomes and lessons learnt from Colwyn Bay regeneration in North Wales @ESPONontheRoad 17/09/2014 - 03:21

@rtpiknowledge : Rob Atkinson: Wales and Catalonia are among the regions with appropriate powers which have recognised the key role of towns @ESPONontheRoad 17/09/2014 - 02:07