Built Environment

Urban Albedo

July 31, 2018

Urban Albedo Computation in High-Latitude Locations: An Experimental Approach (Urban Albedo) The Urban Albedo project is a partnership between Kent University, Loughborough University, and Brunel University, funded by EPSRC. The project aims and objectives are to: Incorporate accurate calculation and prediction of urban albedo in the planning and design process Investigate experimentally the impact of urban … … Read more

Climate Change Adaptation Indicators for London

November 28, 2017

Policy 8.1.2 of the draft London Environment Strategy calls upon the London Climate Change Partnership to work with stakeholders across sectors to identify, develop, and monitor a set of climate change adaptation indicators for London. Such indicators would aim to provide a systematic collection of data about observed weather conditions, impacts experienced by different sectors … … Read more

Heat Risk in London

July 1, 2014

LCCP runs a Heat Risk in London group, which acts as a hub for knowledge exchange between organisations working on the various aspects of planning for heatwaves and responding to longer term overheating risk. … Read more

Commercial Property Resilience

With more adverse weather events affecting London, we need to ensure the city’s infrastructure, buildings and services are resilient enough in order to manage extreme situations that may be beyond our current capacity to cope. … Read more

Retrofitting London

October 2, 2013

The amount and scale of retrofit projects being carried out in the capital presents an opportunity to ensure London’s buildings and residents are resilient to extreme weather and climate change. Understanding how climate change will impact our homes, identifying priority risks and acting on them now can save landlords, residents and local services time, money and disruption. … Read more