Sustainable Cities is a free educational webinar series from the Department of Planning and Environment. It is designed for planning professionals and members of the public who are interested in how the planning system can support sustainable cities. The series will look at sustainable cities through the lens of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 11, Sustainable Cities, from Agenda 2030.
Join us in the third session as we discuss the role energy plays in carbon emissions. We look at the urban environment and how energy systems can be re-imagined for a low carbon future. We present case studies and research to support cities on their pathway to a low carbon future. Dani Alexander will be speaking about the opportunities for on-site Renewable Energy and Load Management (REALM) for industry Professor Paul Cooper discusses the work of the Sustainable Buildings Research Centre in sustainable cities. Dr Mike Mouritz talks about community battery storage. Professor Philip Oldfield talks about reducing embodied and lifecycle emissions through building design. Professor Wiedmann will discuss integrating accounting for carbon in a lifecycle approach for the built environment.