Quantum developed a resource pack to help Local Authorities to tackle climate change adaptation. It was developed over the last 6 months of 2010 in conjunction with 5 North West local authorities, whose experiences are shared to assist others. The pack provides information on how to conduct inclusive risk assessment workshops to incorporate climate risks […]
The effects of climate change are already being felt in Cheshire & Warrington through an increase in frequency of severe weather events such as intense rainfall, high winds and prolonged periods of ice and snow. At the same time such events also present opportunities for local companies to develop products and systems to combat the […]
We sourced and researched case studies to illustrate the importance of climate adaptation for transport infrastructure for Climate UK’s report Creating and Managing Resilient Local Highways outlining how local authorities are planning for extreme weather and flooding in maintaining and investing in their transport infrastructure, and how they are involving the local community.
We investigated the environmental, economic and social impacts of four ERDF funded energy efficiency and renewable energy programmes in social housing in the North West. We interviewed local authorities, housing providers, procurement organisations, main and sub-contractors to learn key lessons about gaining the maximum benefits from such funded schemes. We examined what measures worked best […]