Climate change adaptation by design - Town and Country Planning ...

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Climate change adaptation by design - Town and Country Planning ...

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Foreword

Key messages

Introduction

Considers the climatic changes ahead,

and the corresponding impacts on the

built environment and urban form.

International and national context

Describes the various policy and legislative

drivers for adaptation action both

internationally and in the UK.

Delivering adaptation action

Proposes a framework for delivering

adaptation action at the regional and local

levels, together with some guidance on

creating local adaptation strategies.

How to implement adaptation

through design and development

Illustrates a menu of adaptation options

using practical examples, and is organised

according to the main climate risks that

communities in the UK will face, under

the following headings:

4.1 Managing high temperatures

At the conurbation scale

At the neighbourhood scale

At the building scale

4.2 Managing flood risks

At the catchment scale

At the neighbourhood scale

At the building scale

4.3 Managing water resources and

water quality

At the catchment scale

At the neighbourhood scale

At the building scale

4.4 Managing ground conditions

At the conurbation scale

At the neighbourhood scale

At the building scale

Technologies

Provides further details on some of the

key technologies available to help manage

climatic risks.

References and further information

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