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IHBC update: CHN seeks COP26 sign up to ‘Manifesto on Keeping 1.5° Alive’

The Climate Heritage Network (CHN) – a voluntary, mutual support network of arts, culture and heritage organisations – seeks signatories to its COP26-linked ‘Manifesto on Keeping 1.5° Alive’, entitled ‘Accelerating Climate Action through the Power of Arts, Culture and Heritage’.

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IHBC@COP26 Helpdesk+ signpost: COP26 looks back at what was achieved

The IHBC@COP26 is signposting COP26’s take on what was achieved before it closed, after publishing its own observations on ways forward with ‘Some observations on moving forward after COP26! 

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IHBC@COP26 Helpdesk+ launches ‘Some observations on moving forward after COP26’: Discussing doing more about ‘Conserving our Planet’ by ‘Conserving our Places’

Following discussions around the IHBC@COP26, the Helpdesk+ has highlighted some options in policy and practice standards that might help us do more about ‘Conserving our Planet’ by ‘Conserving our Places’ with ‘Some observations on moving forward after COP26’.

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IHBC@COP26 update: ‘Climate and Conservation’ Podcasts now on YouTube too!

Climate and Conservation’ Podcasts have been the most popular weekday anchors across our ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’ service – with thousands of views on our own IHBC Podcast page and new Spotify and Amazon Music postings, while now they are accessible on … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26 CPD REMINDER
COTAC on ‘Protecting our world and more – 23-24/11, £20, supported by the IHBC

The IHBC is delighted to support as sponsor the forthcoming COTAC conference on ‘Developing the skills, training, and expertise…’, to take place over two half-days on 23 and 24 November.

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COTAC on ‘Protecting our world and more – 23-24/11, £20, supported by the IHBC

IHBC@COP26 signpost: COP26 reports 1.5C kept alive, and Paris Agreement finalised

COP26 has ended with global agreement to accelerate action on climate this decade.

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IHBC@COP26 insights: Only 2 fabric upgrades – both UK – in UKGBC’s 17 ‘exemplary sustainable projects’ for COP26!

Seventeen sustainable projects, including a timber cultural centre, a school built from bamboo and 3D-printed clay homes, have featured in the ‘Build Better Now’ virtual pavilion from the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) for COP26, though only two use the … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26 IMHO Signpost from NI: UAH’s Marcus Patton on ‘Climate Change, architecture and winter clothes’

To coincide with the COP 26 Climate Change Summit in Glasgow, Marcus Patton, architect, long serving Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH) committee member and past Chair of the Historic Buildings Council explores Climate Change and more. image: for illustration purposes only … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26 update from The Conversation: ‘Experts react to the UN climate summit and Glasgow Pact’

Noting that all 197 countries represented at COP26 signed the ‘Glasgow Pact’, The Conversation offers its experts’ take on the outcomes in an  article re-published here by permission under Creative Commons licence. image for illustration purposes only – NASA

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IHBC@COP26 signpost: FMB on how UK ‘missed opportunity to show leadership’ without retrofit strategy

Federation of Master Builders (FMB) chief executive said a retrofit strategy initiative could have set example for other countries to follow at the Glasgow climate summit, reports Building. image: for illustration purposes only

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IHBC@COP26 signpost: Welcome to HES launch of its first dedicated climate change adaptation plan

The IHBC has welcomed the launch by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) of ‘Climate Ready HES’,  the organisation’s ground-breaking plan dedicated to preparing for the risks and impacts associated with climate change.

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IHBC@COP26 welcomes Historic Houses on ‘Building a Heritage-Led Green Recovery’ – Incentivise repair and reuse by reducing VAT

Membership and advocacy body Historic Houses reports on proposals for ‘Building a Heritage-Led Green Recovery’, including incentivising repair and reuse by reducing VAT on works to listed buildings.

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IHBC@COP26 features ‘Heritage from the Local Government doorstep’: Councils trusted most to lead the fight against climate change

A Local Government Association’s (LGA) survey found 40 per cent of residents trusted their council most to address the climate emergency, followed by the Government (28 per cent) and world leaders (15 per cent). image: for illustration purposes only – … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26: ‘Climate and conservation’ Podcasts on Amazon music, Spotify and more, with views of 3.3K+!

‘Climate and Conservation’ Podcasts are the popular weekday anchors across our ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’ service – already with 3.3K+ views via our own IHBC Podcast page and new Spotify and Amazon Music postings.

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IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: SCN on ‘A COP26 House [meeting] global climate change’

IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and this week features Scottish Construction Now on ‘A COP26 House [meeting] global climate … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26 looks to the future with our IHBC Affiliates: Revised membership categories to improve career support post-COP and post-pandemic

The IHBC Board has called for improved conservation practice and career support with the clarification of our Affiliate category, with upgraded status for those who ‘demonstrate an awareness of built and historic environment conservation practice’, with those not securing or … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26 signpost: Tulip rejected due to embodied carbon and heritage concerns

The Tulip skyscraper will not be built after a government panel found it to be ‘poor and unsympathetic to the historical context’ of the capital, and the ‘highly unsustainable’ ‘reinforced concrete for the foundations and lift shaft’. image: for illustration … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26 Signpost: ‘Helpdesk+’ Feature Hosts STBA UK, on ‘From Regeneration to Retrofit’

IHBC@COP26 ‘Helpdesk+’ Feature Hosts, STBA UK, release ‘From Regeneration to Retrofit A blueprint for post-Covid recovery’.

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REMINDER PLACES AVAILABLE
IHBC@COP26 CPD to COTAC: On ‘Protecting our world: Climate change’ and much more – 23-24/11, only £20, supported by the IHBC

The IHBC is delighted to support as sponsor the forthcoming COTAC conference on ‘Developing the skills, training, and expertise…’, to take place over two half-days on 23 and 24 November.

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IHBC@COP26 CPD to COTAC: On ‘Protecting our world: Climate change’ and much more – 23-24/11, only £20, supported by the IHBC

IHBC@COP26: ‘Climate and conservation’ Podcasts on Amazon music, Spotify and more, with views of 3.1K+!

‘Climate and Conservation’ Podcasts are the popular weekday anchors across our ‘Conservation Helpdesk+’ service – already with 3.1K+ views via our own IHBC Podcast page and new Spotify and Amazon Music postings.

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IHBC@COP26 signpost from the Planning Portal: Policy ambivalence in action

Looked at in the context of IHBC@COP26 aspirations, and those of the Glasgow COP itself, England’s Planning Portal news this week reveals a diverse take on policy and government frameworks currently shaping actual planning outcomes.

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IHBC@COP26 on joint NI initiative for partnerships for ‘Conservation in Common’, with IHBC NI, DfC, SPAB, RTPI etc.

IHBC Northern Ireland (NI) Branch members have been invited to attend ‘Conservation in Common’ a cross-disciplinary series of events for professionals working in the built heritage sector and the Department for Communities (DfC).

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IHBC@COP26 Case Study in church conservation conversion: From HEF’s COP26 ‘Heritage Responds’

Dr Jennifer Freeman explored the conversion of the Grade II* Church of St Mary the Less, Thetford, Norfolk, including the challenges buildings on the Heritage at Risk Register, retrofitting, and maintaining the churchyard as an open space, in a text … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26 HESPR pick from £12M+ works: National body seeks review of select architectural activities, closes 22/11, value £25-£30K

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance service – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and the Director’s pick this week features the call from this week is the call from … Continue reading

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IHBC@COP26 features ‘Heritage from the #IHBCAberdeen2022 doorstep’: ‘… twin threats of flooding and drought’

The BBC has posted the story of Lorraine Watson’s chip shop – Carron fish bar in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire – which  has been badly flooded five times in 10 years, and asks ‘Is climate change a factor in Aberdeenshire’s repeated, devastating … Continue reading

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