Tag Archive for 'built environment'

Managing our built environment in a changing climate

October 8th, 2012 by Routledge

The Earth’s temperature is rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than 2° Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit) average temperature rise. Economists agree we will save trillions of dollars by acting early. But how do we act successfully? And what’s the backup plan if we fall short? […]

Ecobuild 2011 at ExCeL, London from 1 to 3 March

January 19th, 2011 by International Business Events Limited

Ecobuild, the biggest event in the world for sustainable design, construction and the built environment takes place at ExCel in London from 1 to 3 March 2011.  The exhibition and the seminars are free to attend. The conference has three concurrent streams: Making sustainable construction happen Beyond construction: achieving a sustainable future and Design architecture […]