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Planning with Climate and Environmental Change in Mind

12 October 2020 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM / West Midlands / England / Online

12 October 2020 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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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 rapid climate and environmental changes that are largely caused by current economic and societal structures and behaviours. This second seminar in the series focuses on the regional and local level of planning. It provides principles and specific examples of climate change mitigation and adaptation approaches, paying attention to likely barriers posed by urban form, past and current governance structures and behaviours, and stimulating discussion on how these can be addressed. This seminar is suitable for public and private sector professionals and especially planning professionals in strategic positions, policy development, development control and landscape scale planning.


Chair: Claudia Carter, Birmingham City University

  • Delivering better strategic planning for green infrastructure and environmental conservation - Alister Scott, University of Northumbria
  • How the Building with Nature Standards work and how they have made a difference - Gemma Jerome, Building with Nature Standards
  • 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 three here.



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


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