Climate change

We round up articles looking at impact and effects of climate change.

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26 October 2016 | by

Renewable sources of energy have surpassed coal in the past year to become the largest source of installed power capacity in the world according to a new International Energy Agency study.

21 September 2016 | by

A new study has named London as the fifth most sustainable city in the world. The Sustainable Cities Index explores the three demands of People, Planet and Profit to develop an indicative ranking of 100 of the world's leading cities.

09 September 2016 | by

A new project to transform building facades into ‘biological computers’ made up of ‘digestive’ bricks that can create useful products from waste has been launched at Newcastle University.

18 April 2016 | by

This article explores the defining characteristics of the Passivhaus standard for eco-friendly dwellings.

12 November 2015 | by

The increasing popularity of green façades, living and brown walls comes under scrutiny in the final part of a three part series.

05 November 2015 | by

The increasing popularity of green façades, living and brown walls comes under scrutiny in the second of a three part series.

29 October 2015 | by

The increasing popularity of green façades, living and brown walls comes under scrutiny in the first of a three part series.

03 June 2014 | by

In the final part of a three part series, Anthony Lymath explores number of measures that can be taken to minimise both the risks and impact of flood damage, both for new development and for existing buildings. This time, refurbishment and repair.

02 June 2014 | by

In the second of a three part series, Anthony Lymath explores number of measures that can be taken to minimise both the risks and impact of flood damage, both for new development and for existing buildings. This time, flood avoidance strategies for new buildings (continued).

01 June 2014 | by

Following flooding at the start of 2014 we consider what level of investment will be needed to ensure better flood defences.

01 June 2014 | by

In the first of a three part series, Anthony Lymath explores number of measures that can be taken to minimise both the risks and impact of flood damage, both for new development and for existing buildings.

08 January 2014 | by

The final part of an eight-part series of articles examining the impact of climate change on the built environment, and the responses that can be made to those changes for both new-build and retro-fitting. This time, wind.

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