In recent years, unprecedented patterns of fire, drought, storms, and flooding have been observed around the world. The best available science tells us that this pattern will intensify and that its consequences depend greatly on human choices.
Regardless of your motivations, the time to act is now. The climate is already changing and significantly different than in the past. The opportunities to implement low carbon resilience in our buildings in a cost-effective manner are fleeting and only arise at certain points throughout a building’s lifecycle. Both new buildings and existing building retrofits require careful climate resilience planning.
This primer will provide the information you need to get started.