Acknowledging the climate crisis is no longer enough - we need to act.
The development of housing, transport and public infrastructure systems that enable communities to prosper comes at a cost.
Assumptions about energy use of buildings used to be based on imprecise estimates, but our growing ability to gather and analyse big data offers an opportunity to further understand energy demands.
RICS is committed to aligning the commercial and public interests in this area and developing practical solutions that enable our profession to help drive positive change.
Download the Futures report to read RICS' full agenda for effecting change and responding to the biggest issues facing the natural and built environments
If we are going to reduce carbon emissions across the built environment, then we are going to need to develop best practice guidelines for our sector
We need to understand and manage the impact of urbanisation on the environment