In the coming decades, the impact of coastal, fluvial and pluvial flooding will significantly increase across many parts of the world, making effective flood risk management crucial. Nature-based flood measures are receiving increasing attention for their ability to not only provide the same protection as grey infrastructure but co-benefits including ecosystem conservation.
Global Local Executive Panel – October 2021: Innovative Approaches to Addressing the Housing Crisis
Online Training: Developing an Organisational Culture to suit future operating models
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With the construction industry representing 38% of global emissions, change for the sector is a huge priority – and one local government will have a hand in achieving. Improving energy efficiency in homes is of great importance, but continuing to neglect embodied carbon would be a mistake.
This briefing examines elements of the Irish Government’s new National Development Plan from a local government perspective, particularly looking at the model it offers to shift from fossil-fuelled economic development towards carbon neutrality.
LGIU launches the brand new Global Local podcast with a look at how local governments can learn from each other on the issues of refugee resettlement.