Green Infrastructure & Climate Change Conference

March 12, 2019 all-day
Christine Doherty
02871 253523

Derry City and Strabane District Council invites you to our first ever Green Infrastructure and Climate Change Conference.

This event will highlight the Council’s pioneering climate adaptation and green infrastructure plans, which are also a first across Northern Ireland. The conference will also explore the benefits of green infrastructure as well as the issue of climate action at a local authority level.

There is an exciting mix of keynote speakers including:

  • Greater London Authority’s Environment Strategy – Peter Massini
  • EU Interreg project (Planning for Environment & Resource Efficiency in EU Towns & Cities) – Robert Lacey – Principal Development Officer, Cornwall Council
  • Climate Ireland – Dr Barry O’Dwyer, Lead Research Scientist
  • Adaptation Scotland – Anna Beswick, Porgramme Manager
  • Tipperary County Council – Michael Moroney, Strategic Projects Unit, Green and Blue Infrastructure
  • Natural Capital– Therese Karger-Lerchl, Senior Economist, Vivid Economics
  • Role of Public Bodies in Climate Action and aligning to community action – Peter Hynes – CEO, Mayo County Council
  • Climate Change in international context – Emma Norton, Energy Conservation Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre, Nova Scotia

This is the first Green Infrastructure and Climate Change Conference in Northern Ireland, which will support the creation, enhancement and promotion of green infrastructure (GI) to improve quality of life, health, biodiversity, development of greenways, resilience to climate change and economic attractiveness. It will explore how we can finance, plan, design and manage green spaces to maximise their value for our environment and people’s wellbeing.


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