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Adapting the Built Environment for Climate Change

20 October 2020 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM / West Midlands / England / Online

20 October 2020 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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RTPI West Midlands | [email protected]

This webinar forms part of our RTPI Online series and is brought to you by RTPI West Midlands.

This seminar takes an interdisciplinary perspective on responding to climate change challenges. It is the third and final seminar in the series and focuses on the street level and the design of buildings. The content is suitable for public and private sector professionals and especially planners involved in housing developments, policy development, development control, landscape scale planning and Green Infrastructure retrofitting.


Chair: Claudia Carter, Birmingham City University

  • Urban trees to help address climate change and air pollution - Emma Ferranti, University of Birmingham
  • Adapting buildings to a changing climate, providing healthy indoor environments - Monica Mateo Garcia, Birmingham City University
  • Q&A session - all speakers

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhance your understanding of how green infrastructure can ameliorate negative climate change impacts and reduce climate change risks
  • Recognise the need for integrated and environmentally aware policies and actions and how existing national policies and guidance facilitate (or hinder) this
  • Gain valuable insights on champions of climate change adaptation and mitigation policies and actions at the regional and local scale

Find part one of this series here and part two here.



The RTPI West Midlands 2020 CPD Programme is kindly sponsored by No5 Chambers


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