climate change

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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 (...)

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Leading the fight against climate change

The URBAN GreenUP city of Valladolid has won the III Edition of the "Climate Leaders Awards" in the category of "Local Admin (...)

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What do the changes to the Energy Efficiency Directive mean for your Utility

Europe is often cited as the most progressive continent in terms of climate change policy.  The European Union has set a  (...)

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Building Techniques for Eco-Friendly Rain and Runoff Management

During building design and construction phases, workers have many priorities to consider from start to finish. It’s essential (...)

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Climate Change Brings Increased Risk of Flooding

Forest fires, rising sea levels and melting ice all link back to climate change. Yet what about flooding? There are three (...)

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[Webinar] Transformative climate action and COP26

Are you working to deliver transformative change for a 1.5 degree world? Are you involved in COP26? Join EIT Climate-KIC (...)

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Future of the Covenant of Mayors in Europe

Find out what are the results of the survey done during the summer 2020 for the collection of the views on the future of (...)

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World Green Building Council highlights innovation in the sustainable building sector with Building A Better Future series

Produced by BBC StoryWorks, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) films explore how sustainable buildings can address (...)

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Madrid, Amsterdam and Milan: Three cities putting citizen participation at the heart of climate action

The Extinction Rebellion or Fridays for Future global actions have shown that citizens around the world want to have a say (...)

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[Book] Circular Economy : From Waste Reduction to Value Creation

Due to the challenges of climate change, the collapse of biodiversity and an increase in inequality, it has become necessary (...)

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Cassetex from Bangladesh, Sosei from Uruguay and Carbon Craft Design from India win the seventh edition of ClimateLaunchpad

More than 3,000 entrepreneurs from 56 countries participated in the ClimateLaunchpad 2020. This year’s global climate competi (...)

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[Webinar] Do not demolish, repurpose !

How to develop adaptive reuse and flexible building design ? The repurposing of existing buildings and the development of (...)