CEP contribute to analysis on urban cooling for Urban Natural Capital Accounting report for Defra
CEP have contributed to a recently published report by eftec on Urban Natural Capital Accounting, for Defra. CEP's role in the research involved contributing to a review of the cooling effect of green and blue infrastructure across 11 city regions. This report extends earlier work for Defra on the local climate regulating benefits of urban natural capital developed in the UK Urban Natural Capital Scoping Study, by including blue space, and other green space categories, and improving the accounting of spatial differentials in climate.
The final report has now been published: Scoping UK Urban Natural Capital Account - Local Climate Regulation Extension.
For more information, please contact Dr Sian Morse-Jones (Senior Consultant)