Case studies

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

environment_health

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

Observing London

Observing London

10 December 2013

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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

Retrofitting London

Retrofitting London

2 October 2013

Colne and Mersea Tower Blocks

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

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