31 Mar '14, 9am

Here's our response to the latest IPCC report on climate change

The report - Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability – argues that the world is “ill-prepared” for risks from a changing climate but that opportunities to respond to such risks still exist. Paul King, Chief Executive of UK-GBC, said: “The latest IPCC report makes clear that the impacts of climate change have well and truly arrived. While adapting to these and future impacts is of huge importance, the report also makes clear that mitigation remains a priority, in order to minimise the extent of the risks posed. “The built environment is on the front line in both the adaptation and mitigation battle - through increased resilience to risks such as flooding and warmer temperatures, and because of the huge opportunity for cutting energy use in the construction and property sector, which accounts for a third of global carbon emissions.” Click here to read the...

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