Sustainable urban planning: regulatory frameworks for and investment in rapid decarbonization of cities
November 5, University of Glasgow – Organised by IKEM
City governments play a key role in planning and regulation, along with creating the appropriate conditions for investment in carbon neutral sustainable urban planning. As part of this year’s Climate Law & Governance Day, IKEM invites mayors, legal experts and stakeholders to discuss best-practice examples for the decarbonization of cities.
Joint Venture Launch
Launch of Therme IGE (Intelligent Growth Ecosystems), a partnership between IGS Limited and Therme RPC, Therme Group’s food and nutrition division
November 10, COP26 Greenzone – Organised by Therme Group and IGS Limited
The newly launched Therme IGE will be responsible for bringing next-generation urban farms to Therme resorts across the globe. These farms will grow organic, sustainable and nutritious food for our guests on-site and will provide the focus for public education on food systems and nutrition.
Global Climate Action Talk
Sustainability and Resilience of Cities in the Climate Crisis and during the COVID Pandemic
November 11, COP26 Bluezone – Organised by the UNFCCC with Ashok Sridharan
The discussion hosted by the UNFCCC focused on strategies that integrate environmental responses to climate change with social and economic dimensions, highlighting the importance of multidisciplinary approaches to urban sustainability. During the talk Ashok Sridharan, former Major of Bonn and President of ICLEI, highlighted Therme Group’s Afforestation Workshop as an example of how we can better integrated nature and tackle the effects of climate change.
Climate Innovation Showcase: Climate Justice, Risk and Wellbeing
November 11, Ramshorn Theatre – Organised By Therme Group, COGITO
This event was organised in partnership between Therme Group and COGITO to showcase in an accessible and engaging way the results of an interdisciplinary collaboration between four research projects in five UK & EU universities. The panelists discussed questions in an interactive manner with the audience, thus making some of the most abstract and theoretical issues in the debate over climate justice come alive.