Case studies

Urban Albedo

Urban Albedo

31 July 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

Adapting London’s Health Sector

Adapting London’s Health Sector

9 July 2018

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

Climate Change Adaptation Indicators for London

28 November 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

Food Security and Climate Change

Food Security and Climate Change

27 January 2017

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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

Resilient Businesses: Victoria BID

Resilient Businesses: Victoria BID

2 April 2015

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Resilient Business looks at how business communities and individual businesses can use adaptation measures to improve their resilience to extreme weather and climate change, as well as identify opportunities for growth. … Read more

Climate Just

Climate Just

10 July 2014

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

Heat Risk in London

1 July 2014

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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

Commercial Property Resilience

1 July 2014

Retrofit guide

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

Understanding the Ripple Effect – Anytown

Understanding the Ripple Effect – Anytown

25 June 2014

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Anytown, a project led by London Resilience, is bringing together over 100 experts from over 50 London organisations to discuss the potential implications of disruption to electricity and water supply. … Read more

Adaptation Economy

Adaptation Economy

27 February 2014

Canary Wharf skyline through fog © Ian Bell

The Greater London Authority and London Climate Change Partnership have recently commissioned a study of London’s Adaptation Economy. The analysis will estimate the value of economic activities that can be defined as increasing London’s resilience to the impacts of extreme weather events and climate change. … Read more

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