Current projects

Urban Albedo

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

Adapting London’s Health Sector

The new London Environment Strategy sets out a sector-based approach to adaptation, in which LCCP will convene sector partners and relevant experts to share knowledge, identify priorities for action, and collaborate in resilience planning. On June 29, experts from health and related sectors joined us for an initial discussion about the climate change impacts on … … Read more

Climate Change Adaptation Indicators for London

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

Food Security and Climate Change


The 2017 UK Climate Change Risk Assessment evidence report identified risks to food security as a top priority for the UK—in terms of resilience of supply chains, food price spikes and volatility, and food safety. In partnership with the London Food Board, LCCP organized a roundtable discussion to explore the issue in greater depth, understand how it might affect … … Read more

Climate Just

London from the air, looking East

As part of Climate UK, we are working with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) to develop a new online resource for practitioners in England on issues of social disadvantage and climate change. … Read more

Heat Risk in London


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

Observing London

Lead partners: The Met Office, Greater London Authority, Reading University and Lloyds of London

Observing London event2

Observing London builds upon LCCP’s report published in 17 July 2013 and its main recommendation: that a London Climate Data Portal should be built. Currently there is a large amount of weather data (of enormous value to a range of sectors) collected in London however despite its value it is not accessible or even available in some cases. LCCP is working to unlock this important information and create a wealth of benefits. … Read more