Climate North East are jointly hosting 'Building a Resilient Environment' in Durham on 16 October as part of a series of events organised by Climate UK together with Climate Ready. The events will:
- Bring stakeholders up to date with the latest development on guidance, statutory drivers and wider activity delivered by Climate Ready
- Disseminate new and updated resources developed from the recent Climate Change Skills programme for Planners and Developers
- Illustrate local good practice in action and strategic plans to increase resilience in the built environment
0930 - Registration
1000 - Welcome & Introductions
1010 - Policy Landscape Update - A review of the latest policy news for adaptation and planning
1030 - Break Out Session #1 - Local adaptation delivery in a Planning context
1045 - Putting Policy into Practice - Case study presentation
1105 - Coffee / networking
1125 - Introduction to Training Tools - Description of slide packs, contents, usage
1150 - Break Out Session #2 - Exercise on training tools: planning and running a session
1220 - Summing Up & Next Steps
1230 - Close
Who should attend?
The events will be suitable for Planners, Climate Change and Sustainability Officers, Regeneration Officers and Developers looking to consolidate their knowledge of statutory drivers, planning policy, costs of adaptation, neighbourhood planning, building adaptations and green infrastructure.
When & Where
Climate UK, in partnership with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, are hosting a series of half-day Climate Just events during Winter 2014/15 to support the launch of a powerful new online tool to help practitioners in England address issues of social disadvantage and climate change. This is based upon the research into climate vulnerability and social disadvantage done for JRF by the University of Manchester. Please select an event below from the series to find out more.
About Climate UK
Climate UK is the national face of local climate action. We are the network of nine climate change partnerships in England and the three devolved administrations of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Our Role is to facilitate a bottom up, nationwide response to climate change by bringing together knowledge and technical expertise from every part of the UK to tackle the challenges and opportunities we face - a national response that reflects local circumstances, local risks and local opportunities.