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Title Solutions to climate change challenges in the built environment / edited by Colin Booth ... [and others].

Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

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 UniM Archit  720.47 SOLU    AVAILABLE
 UniM Archit  720.47 SOLU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 352 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series Innovation in the built environment.
Innovation in the built environment.
Notes Chapter 1 Introductory Insights to Climate Change Challenges -- Chapter 2 Climate Change: Nature and Emerging Trends -- Chapter 3 Regional Implications -- Chapter 4 Urbanization and Climate Change -- Chapter 5 Global Political Initiatives and Overtones -- Chapter 6 Green Economics Dialogue and the Built Environment -- Chapter 7 Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment -- Chapter 8 Methods for Valuing Preferences for Environmental and Natural Resources: An Overview -- Chapter 9 Ecological value of Urban Environments -- Chapter 10 The Pedological Value of Urban Landscapes -- Chapter 11 Insights and Perceptions of Sustainable Design and Construction -- Chapter 12 Progress in Eco and Resilient Construction Materials Development -- Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency: Alternative Routes to Mitigation -- Chapter 14 The Benefits of Green Infrastructure in Towns and Cities -- Chapter 15 Particulate-Induced Soiling on Historic Limestone Buildings: Insights and the Effects of Climate Change -- Chapter 16 Sustainable Transportation -- Chapter 17 Linkages of Waste Management Strategies and Climate Change Issues -- Chapter 18 Climate Change and the Geotechnical Stability of 'Engineered'Landfill Sites -- Chapter 19 Water Resources Issues and Solutions for the Built Environment: too little versus too much -- Chapter 20 Organisational Culture and Climate Change Driven Construction -- Chapter 21 Preparing for Extreme weather events: A Risk Assessment Approach -- Chapter 22 The Socio-environmental Vulnerability Assessment Approach to Mapping Vulnerability to Climate -- Chapter 23 Mitigation via Renewables -- Chapter 24 Complexities and Approaches to Managing the Adaptation of Climate Change by Coastal Communities -- Chapter 25 Lessons for the Future Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Introductory Insights to Climate Change Challenges / Felix N. Hammond Hammond, Felix N., Colin A. Booth Booth, Colin A., Jessica E. Lomond Lomond, Jessica E., David G. Proverbs Proverbs, David G. 1 -- 1.1 Introduction 1 -- 1.2 Climate Change Theory 2 -- 1.3 Controversy and Context 5 -- 1.4 Organisation of the Book 8 -- Chapter 2 Climate Change: Nature and Emerging Trends / Mark McCarthy McCarthy, Mark 11 -- 2.1 Introduction to the Climate System and Changes to the Radiative Forcing 11 -- 2.2 Emerging Trends (Global) 13 -- 2.3 Emerging Trends (UK) 17 -- 2.4 Climate Trends and the Built Environment 19 -- 2.5 Solutions 20 -- Chapter 3 Regional Implications / Ana Lopez Lopez, Ana 23 -- 3.1 Introduction 23 -- 3.2 Climate Modelling 23 -- 3.3 Projections of Future Climate Change 27 -- 3.4 Solutions to the Challenges of Interpreting Climate Change Projections for the Characterisation of Climatic Risks 30 -- Chapter 4 Urbanization and Climate Change / Felix N. Hammond Hammond, Felix N., Kwasi Baffour Awuah Gyau Gyau, Kwasi Baffour Awuah, Stanislaus Y. Adiaba Adiaba, Stanislaus Y. 33 -- 4.1 Introduction 33 -- 4.2 State of the World's Urbanization 33 -- 4.3 Impact of Urbanization on Climate Change 35 -- 4.4 How Does Urbanization Affect Climate Change? 36 -- 4.5 Solutions for Change 39 -- 4.6 Conclusion 41 -- Chapter 5 Global Political Initiatives and Overtones / Jean-Luc Salagnac Salagnac, Jean-Luc 45 -- 5.1 Introduction 45 -- 5.2 Climate and the Built Environment 45 -- 5.3 Background to Political Initiatives 47 -- 5.4 Mitigation and Adaptation Policies 50 -- 5.5 Solutions to Climate Change Challenges for the Built Environment 53 -- Chapter 6 Green Economics Dialogue and the Built Environment / Miriam Kennet Kennet, Miriam 57 -- 6.1 Introduction 57 -- 6.2 Examples of Unsustainable Building Practices 59 -- 6.3 Choices We Face 62 -- 6.4 Green Projects in Action 68 -- 6.5 Conclusions 72 -- Chapter 7 Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment / Joseph Somevi Somevi, Joseph 75 -- 7.1 Introduction 75 -- 7.2 Strategic Environmental Assessment 76 -- 7.3 Contributions of SEA to Climate Change Solutions 77 -- 7.4 Concluding Remarks 84 -- Chapter 8 Methods for Valuing Preferences for Environmental and Natural Resources: An Overview / Jessica E. Lamond Lamond, Jessica E., Ian Bateman Bateman, Ian 87 -- 8.1 Introduction 87 -- 8.2 Monetary Evaluation of Environmental Preferences: Theory 89 -- 8.3 Methods for Monetary Evaluation of Environmental Preferences 91 -- 8.4 Solutions to Valuation of Environmental and Natural Resources 95 -- Chapter 9 Ecological Value of Urban Environments / Ian C. Trueman Trueman, Ian C., Christopher H. Young Young, Christopher H. 99 -- 9.1 Introduction 99 -- 9.2 Ecological Value 100 -- 9.3 Urban Habitats 101 -- 9.4 Landscape Scales and Urban Areas 106 -- 9.5 Ecological Implications of Climate Change 107 -- 9.6 Implications of Climate Change for Urban Ecology 108 -- 9.7 Solutions to Climate Change Challenges for the Built Environment 108 -- Chapter 10 Pedological Value of Urban Landscapes / Jim Webb Webb, Jim, Michael A. Fullen Fullen, Michael A., Winfried E.H. Blum Blum, Winfried E.H. 113 -- 10.1 Introduction 113 -- 10.2 Urban Soils: The 'Grey Areas' on Soil Maps 113 -- 10.3 Policy Responses for Urban Soils 119 -- Chapter 11 Insights and Perceptions of Sustainable Design and Construction / David W. Beddoes Beddoes, David W., Colin A. Booth Booth, Colin A. 127 -- 11.1 Introduction 127 -- 11.2 Sustainable Construction 128 -- 11.3 Drivers for Sustainable Construction 130 -- 11.4 Rethinking Construction 135 -- 11.5 Thoughts for Change 137 -- 11.6 Concluding Remarks 138 -- Chapter 12 Progress in Eco and Resilient Construction Materials Development / Jamal M. Khatib Khatib, Jamal M. 141 -- 12.1 Introduction 141 -- 12.2 Concrete 142 -- 12.3 Brick and Masonry 144 -- 12.4 Glass 145 -- 12.5 Timber and Bamboo 145 -- 12.6 Steel 146 -- 12.7 Polymer-based Materials 147 -- 12.8 Nanotechnology 148 -- 12.9 Future Trends 149 -- Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency: Alternative Routes to Mitigation / David Coley Coley, David 153 -- 13.1 Introduction 153 -- 13.2 Energy Efficiency 153 -- 13.3 Carbon Sequestration and Climate Engineering 155 -- 13.4 A Sustainable, Low-Carbon Future? 157 -- 13.5 Solutions: Abatement Costs 161 -- Chapter 14 Benefits of Green Infrastructure in Towns and Cities / Susanne M. Charlesworth Charlesworth, Susanne M., Colin A. Booth Booth, Colin A. 163 -- 14.1 Introduction 163 -- 14.2 Integrating Vegetation into the Built Environment 163 -- 14.3 Intercepting Rainfall and Reducing Flood Risk 167 -- 14.4 Enhancing Urban Biodiversity 168 -- 14.5 Limiting the Overheating of Buildings 169 -- 14.6 Improving Human Health and Wellbeing 171 -- 14.7 Sequestering Carbon to Offset CO₂ Emissions 172 -- 14.8 'Green Infrastructure' Solutions for Climate Change Challenges 173 -- 14.9 Conclusions 176 -- Chapter 15 Particulate-Induced Soiling on Historic Limestone Buildings: Insights and the Effects of Climate Change / David E. Searle Searle, David E. 181 -- 15.1 Introduction 181 -- 15.2 Urban Particulate Pollution 182 -- 15.3 Soiling of Buildings 182 -- 15.4 Bath Study 184 -- 15.5 Insights from the Bath Study 186 -- 15.6 Effects of Climate Change on the Soiling of Buildings 188 -- 15.7 Conclusions 188 -- Chapter 16 Sustainable Transportation / Panagiotis Georgakis Georgakis, Panagiotis, Christopher Nwagboso Nwagboso, Christopher 193 -- 16.1 Introduction 193 -- 16.2 Climate Change and Sustainable Transportation 194 -- 16.3 Perspectives of Sustainable Transportation 195 -- 16.4 Development of Sustainable Transportation Systems 197 -- 16.5 Solutions for Sustainable Transportation 203 -- Chapter 17 Linkages of Waste Management Strategies and Climate Change Issues / Kim Tannahill Tannahill, Kim, Colin A. Booth Booth, Colin A. 207 -- 17.1 Introduction 207 -- 17.2 Integrated Solutions Approach 209 -- 17.3 Key Policy Drivers: A European Perspective 216 -- 17.4 Solutions for the Waste Management Sector 219 -- Chapter 18 Climate Change and the Geotechnical Stability of 'Engineered' Landfill Sites / Robert W. Sarsby Sarsby, Robert W. 223 -- 18.1 Introduction 223 -- 18.2 Ground Instability Effects 224 -- 18.3 Stability of Soil Slopes 225 -- 18.4 Soil Shear Strength 229 -- 18.5 Landfill Sites 231 -- 18.6 Insights and Solutions 235 -- Chapter 19 Water Resources Issues and Solutions for the Built Environment: Too Little versus Too Much / Susanne M. Charlesworth Charlesworth, Susanne M., Colin A. Booth Booth, Colin A. 237 -- 19.1 Introduction 237 -- 19.2 Too Little Water: Water Supply Shortages 238 -- 19.3 Too Much Water: Urban Flooding 242 -- 19.4 Property-Level Flood Resistance versus Resilience Measures 246 -- 19.5 Present and Future Water Resources Solutions 247 -- 19.6 Conclusions 248 -- Chapter 20 Organisational Culture and Climate Change Driven Construction / Nii A. Ankrah Ankrah, Nii A., Patrick A. Manu Manu, Patrick A. 251 -- 20.1 Introduction 251 -- 20.2 Climate Change and Construction 251 -- 20.3 Climate Change Driven Construction 252 -- 20.4 Role of Culture 253 -- 20.5 Culture of the UK Construction Industry 256 -- 20.6 Achieving and Sustaining a Culture of Sustainability 257 -- 20.7 Theory to Practice - Case Study 263 -- 20.8 Emerging Solutions for a More Responsive Climate Change Culture in Construction 265 -- Chapter 21 Preparing for Extreme Weather Events: A Risk Assessment Approach / Keith Jones Jones, Keith 269 -- 21.1 Introduction 269 -- 21.2 What Is an Extreme Weather Event? 270 -- 21.3 Relationship between Vulnerability, Resilience and Adaptive Capacity 271 -- 21.4 A Risk Assessment Framework Model 276 -- 21.5 Solutions: A New Risk Framework Model 277 -- 21.6 Final Thoughts 279 -- Chapter 22 Socio-environmental Vulnerability Assessment Approach to Mapping Vulnerability to Climate / Fiifi Amoako Johnson Johnson, Fiifi Amoako, Craig W. Hutton Hutton, Craig W., Mike J.
Clarke Clarke, Mike J. 283 -- 22.1 Introduction 283 -- 22.2 SEVA Approach 284 -- 22.3 Results 291 -- 22.4 Conclusions 299 -- Chapter 23 Mitigation via Renewables / David Coley Coley, David 303 -- 23.1 Introduction 303 -- 23.2 Current World Sustainable Energy Provision 304 -- 23.3 Solar Power 305 -- 23.4 Photovoltaics 308 -- 23.5 Wind Power 308 -- 23.6 Wave Power 310 -- 23.7 Large-Scale Hydropower 310 -- 23.8 Tidal Power 313 -- 23.9 Biomass 314 -- 23.10 Geothermal 316 -- 23.11 Nuclear: Fast Breeders and Fusion 317 --
23.12 Hydrogen Economy and Fuel Cells 318 -- 23.13 Solutions 319 -- Chapter 24 Complexities and Approaches to Managing the Adaptation of Climate Change by Coastal Communities / Annie T. Worsley Worsley, Annie T., Vanessa J.C. Holden Holden, Vanessa J.C., Jennifer A. Millington Millington, Jennifer A., Colin A. Booth Booth, Colin A. 321 -- 24.1 Introduction - What's Special about the Coast? 321 -- 24.2 Coastal Landforms and Process 322 -- 24.3 Challenges Facing Coastal Communities 323 -- 24.4 Ways of Managing Coastal Challenges 324 -- 24.5 Shoreline Management Plans 325 -- 24.6 Case Study: The North Sefton Coast 326 -- 24.7 Solutions for Coastal Communities 333 -- Chapter 25 Lessons for the Future / Jessica E. Lamond Lamond, Jessica E., David G. Proverbs Proverbs, David G., Colin A. Booth Booth, Colin A., Felix N. Hammond Hammond, Felix N. 337 -- 25.1 Introduction 337 -- 25.2 Technological Solutions 338 -- 25.3 Working with the Natural Environment 339 -- 25.4 Enabling Change 340 -- 25.5 Final Remarks 342.
Other author Booth, Colin (Colin A.)
Subject Sustainable construction.
Sustainable development.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Environmental protection.
Climatic changes -- Prevention.
ISBN 9781405195072 (hbk.)
140519507X (hbk.)