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Climate action

The climate emergency is the biggest challenge facing our planet and our profession. But to have a significant impact we need to turn warm words into impactful actions.

Find out more about what the RIBA is doing to tackle the climate emergency by reading the updates below, or attending one of the events in our People, Place, Planet or Architecture Anew series.

Image credit: Lark Rise by bere:architects, winner of RIBA South Award 2019, photographed by Tim Crocker

Take the 2030 Climate Challenge

The RIBA 2030 Climate Challenge sets a series of targets for practices to adopt to reduce operational energy, embodied carbon and potable water. If all RIBA Chartered Practices meet these targets, they will play their part in addressing this global crisis.

RIBA Journal

Read more about low carbon and energy positive buildings and making practice more sustainable in the RIBA Journal

RIBA Books

RIBA Books has selected their recommended reads on the climate emergency and a sustainable future.

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