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Heat resilience and sustainable cooling

Inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee is undertaking a short inquiry into Heat resilience and sustainable cooling. It will look at the relationship between heat and health; examine the adequacy of current Government policies in relation to current and future need for cooling; and consider what measures could be taken to increase adaptation and resilience to rising temperatures. It is seeking written evidence to inform its inquiry and will hold an oral evidence session in order to form an initial view of the issues.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Thursday 17 August 2023.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Fifth Report - Heat resilience and sustainable cooling
Inquiry Heat resilience and sustainable cooling
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Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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25 October 2023
Inquiry Heat resilience and sustainable cooling
Witnesses Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics, Omar Abdelaziz (Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering at The American University in Cairo, and Lead Author, Global Cooling Stocktake report at UN Environment Programme), and UN Habitat
Oral Evidence
25 October 2023
Inquiry Heat resilience and sustainable cooling
Witnesses Local Government Association, and Cornwall Council, AtkinsRéalis, and London Climate Change Partnership, and Royal Institute of British Architects
Oral Evidence
18 September 2023
Inquiry Heat resilience and sustainable cooling
Witnesses Dr Eric Laurentius Peterson (Visiting Research Fellow at University of Leeds), Daikin UK, Kensa Contracting, and International Energy Agency (IEA)
Oral Evidence
Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (HRSC0072)
Francis Heil (Associate Director – Climate Change & Resilience at AtkinsRéalis, and Member at London Climate Change Partnership) (HRSC0071)
Dr Eric Laurentius Peterson (Visiting Research Fellow at University of Leeds) (HRSC0069)

Other publications

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