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- IHBC regrets Liverpool’s loss of WHS status: Notes ‘huge disappointment’ and need to ‘see what lessons there are…’ 23/07/2021
- IHBC, IEMA & CIfA launch joint Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment (PCHIA) 23/07/2021
- REMINDER – IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards close 31 JULY: Win £500 and a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School with your built environment/heritage coursework 23/07/2021
- IHBC update: New SAHBG-IHBC Research Award closing date of 31/07 – Celebrate the ‘quality of architectural-historical research… in heritage and conservation practice’ 23/07/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR pick from £144.5K+ costed works this week: National body seeks researcher for inclusion strategy, closing 23/08, valued £15K-20K 23/07/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Manchester council threatened with legal challenge over ‘support’ for skyscraper – before consultation ended 23/07/2021
- England’s National Planning Policy Framework revised 23/07/2021
- ‘Vision for building beautiful places’ in England, &‘banish ugly developments and deliver?beautiful…’: Office for Place, NPPF and Design Code 23/07/2021
- RIBA reintroduces adapted Climate Challenge report and introduces voluntary performance targets 23/07/2021
- AHRC ‘scoping culture and heritage capital research’: Closing 10/08 23/07/2021
- Call for arts and humanities experts to evaluate Horizon Europe applications: Open 2021-27 23/07/2021
- REMINDER CLOSING 31 JULY: Win £500 and a place on IHBC’s 2022 Aberdeen School with your built environment/heritage coursework – IHBC’s Gus Astley Student Awards 2021 20/07/2021
- IHBC’s HESPR ‘Special Interest Sector News’ pick: First viewing of Paul McTernan’s Brighton 2021 School taster clip, on ‘Repurposing… the High Street’ 20/07/2021
- Via IHBC HESPR’s Donald Insall Associates, HE, NT & more: Grosvenor on how (properly) making historic buildings energy efficient ‘…could reduce UK buildings’ emissions by 5%’ 20/07/2021
- IHBC features ‘Heritage from the (beyond the) doorstep’: Shrewsbury house filled with concrete foam to save it from collapse – it’s not Narnia either… 20/07/2021
- Cardiff‘s new Council on ‘Capital Ambition – Our continuing commitments for Cardiff’ 20/07/2021
- Government promotes new apps to simplify extension application process for homeowners 20/07/2021
- HE Planning Bulletin: Recent and forthcoming developments in planning from a heritage perspective 20/07/2021
- Council chiefs launch campaign to ‘Build Back Local’ 20/07/2021
- Tighter payment rules to small firms come into force 20/07/2021
- Construction groups unite with proposed new carbon reporting rules consultation 20/07/2021
- Brighton 2021: Day School webinar ‘taster clips’ now out to savour & share, with delegate recordings due soon; Non-delegate access to main sessions @£10+VAT each (when ready)! 16/07/2021
- IHBC sponsors COTAC Conference: ‘Developing the skills, training, and expertise for the challenges ahead’ – 23/24 November 16/07/2021
- IHBC welcomes joint IHBC, IEMA and CIfA ‘Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment in the UK’: Launch 20/07, 12.30-1.30 16/07/2021
- New IHBC ‘CPD Priority’ programme virtual event: Ian Hume on ‘Conservation Engineering’, 28-29 September, from £20 for members, with bursaries too! 16/07/2021
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IHBC on COP26: GBC-led ‘Open Call’ for COP26 Built Environment Virtual Pavilion – entries close 02/08
A coalition of organisations is delivering a digital presence at COP26 in the form of a Built Environment Virtual Pavilion, with an open call launched for entries to two elements – exemplary projects for the exhibition and a sustainability focused … Continue reading
IHBC’s signpost to COP26: England’s HEF seeks ‘good climate-change adaptation case studies’: Closing 28/06
England’s Historic Environment Forum (HEF) COP26 Task Group is calling for ‘best practice case studies across carbon reduction, adaptation, resilience and heritage/green skills’.
Scotland’s climate campaign ‘Let’s do Net Zero’ launches ahead of COP26: Calls for collective action to tackle climate emergency
‘Let’s do Net Zero’ climate campaign has launched, and calls for collective action to help hit net zero, as major TV, radio and digital campaign to encourage people across Scotland to come together to tackle the climate emergency ahead of … Continue reading
Applications have opened today to help shape the COP26 venue in Glasgow ahead of the crucial climate change talks later this year, with the call for Expressions of Interest closing on 5 March.
United Kingdome Green Building Council (UKGBC) is embarking on an ambitious new project: the development of a net zero whole life carbon roadmap, for launch at COP26.
The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19.
For the first time, the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow on 9 – 20 November 2020.
Via IHBC HESPR’s Donald Insall Associates, HE, NT & more: Grosvenor on how (properly) making historic buildings energy efficient ‘…could reduce UK buildings’ emissions by 5%’
Making all listed buildings and unlisted historic dwellings in conservation areas more energy efficient could reduce UK carbon emissions from buildings by 5%, says a report, called ‘Heritage & Carbon’, from a partnership led by Grosvenor and including the National … Continue reading
New international cost management (ICMS) reporting standards published for consultation urge professionals to report and measure carbon in developments.
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has published its new Annual Operating plan for 2021-2022.
More of the Government’s largest new infrastructure projects must leave nature and biodiversity in an overall better state than before development, it was confirmed, as the Government commits to delivering a ‘nature positive future’. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for Net Zero, Energy and Transport, officially launched nine new Renewable & Energy Efficiency Training Centres for Scotland on 24 June 2021, supported by ESP and funded by our £20million Green Economy Fund.
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a new public engagement fund which supports researchers in engaging young people in climate research, closing 10 June.
CLC seeks industry support to drive delivery of net zero in the built environment with ‘CO2nstruct Zero’
The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is calling on businesses across the industry to help secure net zero carbon construction by 2050, and support the Race to Zero by linking up with its CO2nstruct Zero initiative.
Scotland’s Housing Minister Kevin Stewart has written to the UK Treasury minister Jesse Norman to urge a rethink on VAT rates for building refurbishments and renovations, highlighting the disincentives to improvements making buildings more energy efficient, and the need for … Continue reading
The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) reports that Ministers will put protecting the environment at the heart of future policy, with a consultation on new plans for a five legally binding principles will guide future policymaking. image: … Continue reading
Climate Beacons for COP26 is a Scotland-wide collaborative project between climate change or environmental organisations and arts, heritage or cultural organisations to stimulate long-term public engagement in the lead-up to and following COP26, with Expressions of Interest (EoI) due by … Continue reading
A new £10M fund from Defra and others will provide grants of up to £100,000 to environmental groups, local authorities, businesses & other organisations. image: Open Government Licence v3.0
The Climate Heritage Network (CHN) – the international network of which the IHBC is a member – has issued a call for volunteers ‘to help plan an event at the 2021 pre-COP’, based in Milan from 30 September, with a … Continue reading
The Climate Heritage Network (CHN), the international network of which the IHBC is a member, has issued it February 2021 eNews, which offers updates on ‘news from the global effort to mobilise arts, culture & heritage for climate action’.
As the international link body Climate Heritage Network (CHN) turns 1 year old, it has reported back on 2020.
Culture x Climate 2020 is a virtual global forum for arts, culture and heritage-based climate action running to the end of November 2020.
The first UK-wide citizens’ assembly on climate change, which was commissioned by six House of Commons Select Committees, has published its final report on how the UK can reach its legally binding target of net zero emissions by 2050. Image … Continue reading
The Government is setting out how it will underpin key environmental commitments with legally binding targets, including for air quality, water, waste and biodiversity. image: for illustration purposes only – Open Government Licence v3.0
COP26 President Alok Sharma made presentation at the fourth Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA), co-convened by the EU, China and Canada, which was held virtually. image: Open Government Licence v3.0