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Empowering community-led resilience

10 April 2015

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One of the key aims of the Climate UK network is to provide responses to climate impacts that reflect local circumstances, local risks and local opportunities. Here are a few examples of such initiatives. … Read more

Monitor your local severe weather impacts

18 March 2015

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You can now monitor severe weather impacts on your local area, based on a system originally created by Kent County Council. SWIMS helps to identify key risks and priority areas for intervention, and by providing cost information it supports a business case for action. … Read more

London engages its children in climate change action

19 February 2015

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DECC organised a poster competition with primary and secondary schools from across London. The posters had to depict ways in which to slow down climate change or save energy. … Read more

Paradigms lost – why is concrete part of the adaptation solution?

15 January 2015

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The importance of building and infrastructure resilience to extreme weather events is now being recognized following events over recent years: concrete will also be part of the solution. … Read more

The GLA releases a green roof map of London

7 November 2014

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The GLA’s Environment Team recently published a map of almost 700 known green roofs in central London, which shows we have more than 25 football pitches worth. … Read more

Londoner set for Northern Pole of Inaccessibility

27 October 2014

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In February 2015 a GLA staff member as part of the Ice Warrior team will take part in one of the most ambitious polar expeditions of our time; to be the first expedition in history to reach the Northern Pole of Inaccessibility. … Read more

LCCP shares insights on developing regional adaptation strategies at international conference

20 October 2014

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LCCP recently contributed to the Delta in Times of Climate Change international conference in Rotterdam. This brought over 1200 delegates together to take forward resilience and climate change adaptation in coastal cities. … Read more

Climate Change and the Thames Estuary

17 September 2014

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Adam Guy, Programme Manager at Thames Estuary Partnership, explains how climate change resilience sits at the heart of all of the Thames Estuary Partnership’s activities. … Read more

Flood Risk in the City

15 August 2014

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Simon Mills, Head of Sustainable Development at the City of London, is telling us how the City has adapted to flood risk over the years and how it is preparing for upcoming challenges. … Read more

Cool solutions for overheated homes

17 July 2014

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On Wednesday 16th July the Zero Carbon Hub hosted a workshop looking at tackling overheating in homes … Read more

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