climate change

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Slovenia takes a pivotal turn towards circularity

image source : depositphotos Slovenia has decided to actively combat climate change by transitioning its entire economy towar (...)

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Join the EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change!

There is still time to sign the Climate Mission charter and lead the way towards a climate-resilient future in Europe. About (...)

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New forms of urban planning are emerging in Africa

Header photo : Singapore’s Surbana Jurong prepared master plan 2040 for the Rwandan capital, Kigali. GettyImages Sylvia (...)

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Press release: Public survey launches Valle dei Laghi activities in major EU climate-change project

Residents of Valle dei Laghi and wider Trentino-Alto Adige region have the opportunity to contribute to a major project that (...)

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Disasters can wipe out affordable housing for years unless communities plan ahead – the loss hurts the entire local economy

  The tornadoes and wildfires that devastated communities from Kentucky to Colorado in the final weeks of 2021 left thousand (...)

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New flood maps show US damage rising 26% in next 30 years due to climate change alone, and the inequity is stark

Coastal cities like Port Arthur, Texas, are at increasing risk from flooding during storms. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Olive (...)

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Without urgent action, these are the street trees unlikely to survive climate change

Shutterstock Renée M. Prokopavicius, Western Sydney University; David S. Ellsworth, Western Sydney University et Sebastian (...)

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Glasgow Climate Pact means that ‘deep renovation’ of buildings must become gold standard for all renovation decisions

BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) has today released a report arguing that deep – as opposed to shallow – renovat (...)

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A Paris-Proof Retail Real Estate Sector: A vision and roadmap for decarbonised retail property

BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) has published a vision and a step-wise roadmap for retail real estate to reach (...)

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Taking back control: Reducing Europe’s vulnerability against energy price volatility by fast tracking deep building renovation

  The recent energy price hikes are a stark warning about Europe’s vulnerability for having access to affordable and clean (...)

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A Paris Proof Retail Property Sector – How to reach net-zero shopping spaces by 2050?

  Despite laudable efforts, the retail real estate industry lacks a common vision and strategy to achieve full decarbonizatio (...)

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The Impact of Climate Change on Building Design

As the climate changes, various aspects of the environment shift. The media highlights the effects of increased heat waves (...)

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What ancient Chinese roofs can tell us about climate change

Beijing’s Forbidden City under a light dusting of snow. Ola Lundqvist/Shutterstock Florian Urban, Glasgow School of Art To (...)

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New IPCC report reveals urgent need for climate innovation

The IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report has launched. The report finds that global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C will be exceeded durin (...)

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Most buildings were designed for an earlier climate – here's what will happen as global warming accelerates

Lunatictm/Shutterstock Ran Boydell, Heriot-Watt University Climate change will affect every aspect of our lives – including (...)