This cluster brings together researchers and practitioners interested in how planning and experience shape contemporary climate transformation responses and environmental sustainability regimes. It focuses on understanding the relationship between people and their environments in this era of climate change. At the core of this interest is the desire to understand the complexities of people-place relationships. Specifically, members of this cluster conduct research on aspects of the relationship between people and their environments which have the potential to benefit the communities. Our research engages with contemporary dilemmas in environmental and climate planning, around issues of:
Urban greenery; Natural resource management; Tourism studies; Reusing, recycling, regenerating materials, producing and using renewable energies; Regenerating the cultural heritage/landscape of cities; Waste management; Climate change adaptation; Natural disasters and climate change; Flood management.