Nigel Riglar 13 December 2019

Creating the right climate for change

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Prior to the General Election, climate change was the only subject that came close to rivalling Brexit in terms of grabbing national attention.

More than half the UK’s councils have declared climate emergencies and the impact is already being felt. In November, Oxfordshire CC followed Buckinghamshire in withdrawing its support for the Ox-Cam Expressway on climate change grounds.

Inevitably, the responsibility and leadership needed to meet the net zero carbon emissions by 2050 target will fall on local authorities, and most emphatically on place directors. The drive to revise the target to 2030 will only increase the pressure.

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Cities of the past, for the future

Dominic Manfredi discusses why taking learnings from ancient cities could provide the key to promoting wellbeing in the modern built environment.
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This issue of Public Property examines how public sector organisations can unlock the hidden value in their land, and why a new approach to construction could help boost the outcomes of the Government’s One Public Estate programme.

The December issue also considers why learnings from ancient cities could provide the key to promoting wellbeing in the modern built environment. It also contains a case study on how the London Borough of Westminster has provided high quality care for the elderly alongside a block of luxury apartments.

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