Climatic impact assessments


Riley, M.J., Tosswell, P., Shaladan, M.J. and Johnson, A.R. (1996) Climatic impact assessments Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Municipal Engineer, 115, (1), pp. 10-19. (doi:10.1680/imuen.1996.28186).

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This paper proposes that all new construction or development projects shoulb be subjected to a climatic impact assessment (CIA) as part of the design process. CIA is a procedure that assesses the impacts of all the effects of future climate change on a proposed project, that is the effect of the environment on the development. This is the opposite of an environmental impact assessment, which examines the effeocft the development on the environment. The outcome of a CIA will be recommendations to ensure that the project will perform satisfactorily over its designed life span. This paper details the philosophy and mechanisms that constitute a CIA.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1680/imuen.1996.28186
ISSNs: 0965-0903 (print)
Keywords: environment, development, projects, gases, gosport borough council, cia, change, design, southampton university, climatic, greenhouse, emissions, climate, screening, impact, assessment
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ePrint ID: 74708
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1996Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 20:45
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/74708

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