New Climate Economy
The new climate economy report, 'Better Growth, Better Climate', by The Global Commission on the Economy & Climate is a major assessment, commissioned by governments and written by world-leading experts. It considers how best to achieve prosperity and development at the same time as reducing carbon emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change. The report concludes that, regardless of current economic status, there is the opportunity for all economies to grow while still moving to a low-carbon, climate adapted future.
Follow this link to read 'Better Growth, Better Climate'.
In late 2009 the Government awarded £11 million in grants to local authorities who demonstrated the best and most innovative ideas for dealing with and adapting to coastal change. To its delight, Chichester District Council was awarded £450,000 and and became part of the Coastal Change Pathfinder Project. The project began properly in May 2010 and continued until the end of June 2011. A total... Read More»
Early on in its life, the MPP became part of a European funded project – European Spatial Planning: Adapting to Climate Events (ESPACE). The project aimed to ensure that adaptation to climate change is recognised and to recommend that it is incorporated within spatial planning mechanisms at local, regional, national and European levels. On a local level this... Read More»
A number of films were produced on behalf of the MPP by CoastNet as part of the Coastal Change Pathfinder Project. Three films were about coastal governance on the Manhood Peninsula, and four short films explored the coast from a young person’s perspective. The films about coastal governance were developed as a complementary suite of three. They looked at why the... Read More»