News and Events Categories: Communications

Urban Climate Walk

July 29, 2021

Climate Walk

As part of an ongoing research project concerned with built form, microclimates, and critical urban infrastructure, Julie Futcher runs an urban climate walk through the City of London. The walk presents a unique view of the city through the role of its buildings in creating distinct microclimates and offers a novel perspective on the city’s … … Find out more

Creating an urban heat service for London

June 9, 2021

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Through the Strategic Priority Fund’s UK Climate Resilience Programme the Met Office has funding to develop a prototype urban climate service to meet urban user needs for managing heat risks in cities.  This service is in early development and comprises two parts – the first is an urban “Heat Pack” that comprises a set of factsheets providing … … Read more

Job opportunity: Communications Officer, Parks for London

May 13, 2021

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Parks for London, which is evolving into a Centre for Excellence to support London’s parks and green spaces, is recruiting a Communications Officer. It’s an exciting opportunity to help shape and develop new approaches to championing green space at a time when parks and green spaces are in the spotlight. Find more information and an … … 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

LCCP Update 4 May 2021

April 30, 2021

New Adaptation Pathways Starter Pack  Adaptation pathways mark a change from the “science-first” approach to climate risk management. The Environment Agency, in collaboration with LCCP and the Thames Estuary Partnership, have produced an introductory information pack for people working in flood risk management, planning, community flood groups, and others. This starter pack is intended to … … Read 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

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

COVID-19 Support for Businesses and Employers

London: Tower Bridge

Supported by the Mayor of London, London Growth Hub has launched a new portal to support London-based businesses and employers to manage and mitigate their exposure to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Find a toolkit to promote these resources to your networks here. Visit the portal here.

Climate Risk Disclosure: Implications and climate services for asset owners

April 6, 2020

Climate Risk Disclosure: implications and climate services for asset owners Organized by LCCP and Space4Climate Background: In response to a call from G20 leaders, the Financial Stability Board established the Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to enhance transparency on the financial risks to investors from climate change. The TCFD published guidelines for voluntary reporting, … … Read more

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