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IHBC on Climate Heritage Network and Climate Heritage Week and Culture x Climate 2020 – 12/10-27/11

The Climate Heritage Network (CHN), of which the IHBC is a member, is running Culture x Climate featuring CHN-sponsored webinars, weekly themes and affiliated events from CHN members and allies, running 12 October through to 27 November.

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IHBC reaffirms commitment to Climate Heritage Network, noting the new ‘Madrid-to-Glasgow Arts, Culture and Heritage Climate Action Plan’

Following the IHBC’s support for the highly successful Edinburgh launch of the Climate Heritage Network – the Institute has re-affirmed its commitment to the Network and its objectives, while noting also the newly-published Action Plan, the Madrid-to-Glasgow Arts, Culture and … Continue reading

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IHBC congratulates Climate Heritage Network on Edinburgh’s global launch, with IHBC’s updated ToolBox Guidance Note on ‘Retrofitting… Traditional Buildings’… part of a ‘major contribution’

The IHBC supported the recent and highly successful launch of the Climate Heritage Network (CHN) at Edinburgh Castle, hosted by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) and led by ICOMOS, included a presentation by author and IHBC Technical Panel lead John Edwards … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Join us as IHBC supports new Climate Heritage Network launch in Edinburgh on 24-25/10

IHBC supports new Climate Heritage Network launch: Edinburgh 24-25/10

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IHBC supports new Climate Heritage Network launch: Edinburgh 24-25/10

IHBC to Exhibit and Present at the upcoming Climate Heritage Network Launch Event in Edinburgh 24-25 October.

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Edinburgh’s Climate Heritage Network Global Launch, 24-25 October: With IHBC in attendance

The Climate Heritage Network Global Launch in Edinburgh is a two-day programme (24-25 October) devoted to urgently mobilizing the cultural heritage sector for climate action in Europe and across the globe, which will have the IHBC in attendance.

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Don’t forget: Culture x Climate 2020: ‘heritage-based climate action’ this November

Culture x Climate 2020 is a virtual global forum for arts, culture and heritage-based climate action running to the end of November 2020.

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Stay ahead in hard times: ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service update – from project and design leads to ‘Historic Building Climate Change Adaptation’ at Historic England

To help heritage and conservation employers and practitioners in these pandemic times, the IHBC is continuing its NewsBlog reader updates on the diverse opportunities posted on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with posts calling for conservation skills across project management … Continue reading

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Nominations for 7 Most Endangered 2021 programme closes 7 September: ‘Let’s save Europe’s endangered heritage sites together’, says Europa Nostra

Europa Nostra has opened Nominations for the 7 Most Endangered 2021.

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IHBC supports ‘Cultural Heritage and Climate Planning Questionnaire’ from CHN – closing 17 July

The IHBC is supporting a survey initiated by the Climate Heritage Network (CHN) – of which the IHBC is a part – that seeks to compile a list of climate-related Mitigation or Adaptation Plans that also have a heritage element, … Continue reading

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Advice from The Heritage Fund: How to consider the environment in your heritage project – 10 top tips!

When working with landscapes and nature in project development, think long term, assess the positive – and negative – impacts of your actions, and remember that small changes can make a big difference, writes The Heritage Fund, as it offers … Continue reading

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HES: New plan steps up heritage response to climate crisis

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has unveiled a new ‘Climate Action Plan 2020-25’ at Tantallon Castle. image: HES

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (estate’s) doorstep’: Grand plan to restore Devon’s most historic estate to its former glory

Devon Live reports that while many of the features of the Stover Country Park – ‘one of Devon’s most accessible and popular heritage sites’ and part ‘of the original 80,000-acre estate acquired  in the 18th century by James Templer’ – … Continue reading

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IHBC’s foresight in Context: Ireland’s Built and Archaeological Heritage sectoral ‘Climate Change Adaptation Plans’ out – will feature in future ‘Ireland’ issue

The Irish Government has published the first progress report on the Climate Action Plan, ‘the government’s plan to secure a cleaner, more sustainable, healthier Ireland for future generations,’ which includes sectoral adaptation plans, while the Built & Archaeological Heritage sectoral … Continue reading

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IHBC joins Fit for the Future, seeking mutual benefits from tighter links with a key environmental sustainability network

The IHBC has embarked on a 3-month trial membership of Fit for the Future, joining over 100 heritage organisations, venues and more in knowledge-sharing and collaborating on environmental sustainability, encompassing critical areas for conservation professionals that range from strategic asset … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost from URBACT: ‘What on earth do the arts and culture have to do with climate change?’

Claire Buckley, Lead Expert and Director of Environmental Sustainability at Julie’s Bicycle, says that time is of the essence concerning climate action for the arts and culture sector in a new article from URBACT, ‘the European Territorial Cooperation programme aiming … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2019 ‘Yearbook’ now out, introduced by Kate Mavor, English Heritage CEO: ‘Extending the reach of the IHBC and the 2019 School’

Some 6000 copies of the IHBC’s Yearbook for 2019 – introduced by Kate Mavor, Chief Executive of the English Heritage – are being distributed to members, stakeholders and sector leaders, with feature articles linked to the IHBC’s 2019 School theme … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham School Branch free 7 May pre-School evening update: ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions for protecting heritage…’

In advance of Nottingham hosting the IHBC’s 2019 Annual School on 4-6 July, the East Midlands Branch is offering a special free event in the city’s Urban Room, exploring ‘Contemporary challenges and solutions’ to protect heritage in the East Midlands, … Continue reading

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RTPI signs blue-green infrastructure declaration on need for investment in natural solutions to flood risk and climate change

The RTPI has signed the Newcastle Declaration on Blue and Green Infrastructure, recognising the critical need for proactive investment in natural solutions which can address the challenges of flood risk and climate change, a concept linked to the IHBC’s 2019 … Continue reading

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IHBC NewsBlog feature – Heritage science report and the 1st International SEAHA conference, UCL, July 2015

Following the first International SEAHA (Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology) conference at University College London (UCL) in July, on heritage science, which included as keynote speakers IHBC director Seán O’Reilly alongside Steve Trow, Historic England, and Nancy … Continue reading

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Transnational call for research in cultural heritage

The JPICH (Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change) has launched its first Joint Pilot Transnational Call for Proposals, aimed at funding projects in Cultural Heritage with topics covering areas such as materials and decay, use and re-use … Continue reading

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EH: Industrial Heritage at risk revealed

The largest ever research project into the condition of England’s industrial heritage has been published by English Heritage (EH) together with its annual ‘Heritage at Risk Register‘.   English Heritage writes: Research reveals that ·   listed industrial buildings are more … Continue reading

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New COTAC Newsletter now out

COTAC’s fourth Newsletter has been published, with news, updates and more from across COTAC and its networks, including heritage data, understanding conservation and climate change. Download the Newsletter here.

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Serious about your staffing plans or career direction? Stay ahead with our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with conservation roles from listing and HAZs to surveying, architecture and more

To help heritage and conservation employers and practitioners across the UK, the IHBC regularly updates NewsBlog readers about the diverse career opportunities posted on our ‘IHBC Jobs etc.’ service, with recent offerings including proactive roles delivering direct benefits locally, in … Continue reading

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Scottish Civic Trust has appointed Sue Evans as its Chair

Landscape Architect Sue Evans has taken up her new role as Chair of the Scottish Civic Trust Board as of the 3rd September 2020. image: Scottish Civic Trust website

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