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LUC's Lucy Wallwork and Alex Burton discuss how green infrastructure can be used from a site level to a regional one. Credit: Place North West and LUC

COP26 | How can green infrastructure combat climate change?

Julia Hatmaker

Environmental consultancy LUC shares its expertise on how smart landscape design and ecology-minded planning can help the UK reach its net zero goal in this episode of Place North West’s COP26 podcast series.

Green infrastructure is the phrase of the moment and one of the key ways that developers and local authorities can make schemes environmentally friendly. Together with LUC’s senior planner Lucy Wallwork and landscape architect Alex Burton, we look at how green infrastructure can be used from a site level to a regional one.

A word about our guests: LUC is an award-winning environmental consultancy providing planning, impact assessment, landscape design, ecology and geospatial services to a wide range of public and private sector clients. With a track record spanning 55 years and a team of over 200 skilled professionals, LUC is united by a determination to achieve sustainable development on behalf of its clients.

Listen to the podcast at the top of this article to learn everything you need to know about green infrastructure.

This episode is part of Place North West’s COP26 podcast series, which looks at sustainability solutions within the property industry ahead of the UN Climate Change conference in Glasgow this November.

In each episode, guests will share actionable insights and essential evidence-based advice drawing on lessons learned from their work moving towards net zero carbon. Listen to more of our COP26 podcasts.

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