News and Events Categories: Business

Urban climate resilience: tackling microclimates and dwelling overheating

June 7, 2021

Brick building

A joint LCCP/Buildings and Cities event The design of our cities, streets, open spaces and homes impacts on the local climate (microclimate) as well as on the health of citizens.  Compact urban form is often argued to be a more sustainable approach, but can cause adverse consequences on local microclimates, with localised cascading impacts on … … Read more

LCCP Update 11 May 2021

May 10, 2021

Met Office Industry Climate Week  From 24-28 May the Met Office will be sharing content from climate scientists and partner organisations about what industry leaders are doing to adapt and transition to net zero, and what the latest climate science means for business and industry. On 25 May there will be a webinar on using … … Read more

Met Office Industry Climate Week

May 5, 2021

Met Office Industry climate week 2021

Join the Met Office’s virtual Industry Climate Week to explore some of the climate challenges and opportunities facing business and industry. Expert climate scientists and partner organisations will share their climate-related content, industry leaders will talk about what their organisations are doing to adapt and achieve net zero, and Met Office experts will present the … … Find out more

New London Climate Risk Mapping

March 17, 2021

Climate Risk Mapping 2021

The GLA has released a new mapping tool to analyse climate exposure and vulnerability across London. These maps were produced by Bloomberg Associates in collaboration with the GLA and with input from LCCP partners. The purpose is to help the GLA and other London-based organisations deliver equitable responses to the impacts of climate change and target … … Read more

Net Zero is Not Enough

November 12, 2020

FutureofLondon

Future of London event Coinciding with London Climate Action Week (14–20 November), this webinar examined what more we could – and should – be doing to mitigate the impacts of climate change.  View the video recording here. Throughout 2020, FoL’s major programme, Achieving Net Zero, has been exploring how housing, regeneration, infrastructure and economic development will have to adapt in order to deliver the … … Read more

The Climate Emergency: Changing Behaviours Through Insurance

September 14, 2020

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LCCP and Resilience First have co-organized his event, which will consider the role of the insurance market in enabling citizens, corporations and communities to be more resilient to the inevitable changes from a warming planet. Speakers will include: Environment Agency Chair Emma Howard Boyd Adaptation Committee Chair Baroness Brown Jason Lowe of the Met Office … … Read more

Nature-Based Solutions for the Climate Emergency

July 16, 2020

IGNITION logo

This event will launch a new report from the IGNITION project, focusing on data to help organisations make informed decisions about the types of urban nature-based solutions (NBS) available and how these can help meet sustainability objectives. The project team will present key findings of the report and answer questions. Speakers Dr. Rachel Morrison, Nature-based Solutions Advisor, Greater … … Read more

Green Infrastructure for Health, Well-being, and Climate Resilience

July 3, 2020

Green wall

The London Climate Change Partnership, in partnership with the MESH climate services network, organized this online event during London Climate Action Week about green infrastructure to promote health, well-being, and climate resilience in indoor and outdoor building environments. With everyone talking about the importance of green space for health and especially in light of COVID-19 (but … … Read more

Climate Risk Disclosure and Data for Scenario Analysis

June 23, 2020

In response to a call from G20 leaders, the Financial Stability Board established the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to enhance transparency on the financial risks to investors from climate change. The TCFD has published guidelines for voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures covering the physical, liability and transition risks associated with climate change. Scenario … … Read more

LCCP April 2020 Update

April 8, 2020

'History Trees', Ackroyd & Harvey

We hope that this update finds you well and safe. Despite the disruption, the LCCP is no stranger to working online, and we intend to continue to foster collaboration and knowledge transfer through virtual meetings and events. We are working with partners to move some scheduled events to an online format, or to postpone until … … Read more

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