Lead Lease have developed a five-stage Climate Change Adaptation Framework to make sure that climate change risks are considered across their development process.
Gentoo used the UKCIP Adaptation Wizard to complete a high level climate risk assessment and adaptation options scoping exercise as the first step towards protecting their strategic and operational objectives.
Sustainable drainage features were included in the design and construction of a small scale development of affordable housing in Cambridgeshire.
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council worked with partners to provide greater flood protection, biodiversity and capacity for future climate change within the town.
Redevelopment of Redhill school in Worcestershire included a climate change impact assessment.
A family farm and B&B business in a low lying coastal area is investigating breaching a sea wall to create new habitats and landscape, and enhancing the existing tourist business.
Oxfordshire County Council considered the risks to property stock from current weather, particularly summertime overheating.
The urban heat island effect may be more acutely felt in deprived areas – a Manchester-based project focused on urban greening to reduce these effects.
CIBSE have taken steps to take climate change into consideration in their technical guidance in order to build the capacity of their members’ profession.
Following severe flooding in October 2008, Devon County Council invested in cost effective solutions to increase local resilience to future such events.