News and Events Categories: Health & Wellbeing

Futurebuild 2019: London’s Climate Resilience

April 5, 2019

ExCel, London London is already feeling the impacts of climate change, both directly with severe weather in the city, and indirectly, because of its interconnectedness with the global economy and reliance on imported resources. This session brought together a range of expertise to explore how to ensure the viability of London’s society, economy, and environment … … Read more

Improving weather monitoring in London

March 28, 2019

LCCP and Space4Climate are organizing a workshop event to hear from experts on weather and related data monitoring. This event follows on from our previous Observing London report and findings. We are interested in how we can better coordinate across data users and providers with different planning and scientific agendas (for example, air quality, heat, other … … Find out more

London Flood Awareness Week 2018

October 17, 2018

London Flood Awareness Week runs from 12-18 November 2018 and involves a partnership of the Mayor of London, Environment Agency, Thames Water and London Resilience working together to improve awareness of flood risk and help Londoners get prepared ahead of the winter months. The website is now up and running. Find out all about things you … … Read more

Climate change and health and wellbeing for cities, informal settlements

July 2, 2018

Please join our colleagues at International Institute for Environment and Development  on 9th July for a panel discussion: Climate change, health and well-being for cities and informal settlements in the Global South With Siddharth Agarwal, Sari Kovats, and David Satterthwaite Dr David Satterthwaite will summarize what we know (and don’t know) about urban health issues … … Find out more

Monitoring Health Sector Adaptation in London

June 1, 2018

We invite colleagues from health and social care sectors to join us for a discussion about climate change impacts on health and well-being, how well London’s health sector is adapting, and how we can monitor progress. Background: The new London Environment Strategy sets out a sector-based approach to climate change adaptation, with the London Climate Change Partnership bringing … … Find out more

Responding to Hot Weather Events in Cities

May 9, 2018

As part of a program of research on responses to climate change, Surrey University is developing a research project on perceptions of and responses to hot weather events in cities.   In partnership with Surrey and the British Sociological Association, we are organizing  a workshop  to help set the direction and the form of the … … Find out more

Heat Risk in London Group

April 30, 2018

Featured presentations from the GLA GI focus map, a new heat-related Surrey University fellowship, and a project on urban albedo.   For more information, contact Kristen.

Earth Observation Data and City Adaptation Monitoring

February 2, 2018

We’re delighted to invite partners and stakeholders to a workshop bringing together world-class expertise in Earth Observation research and decision-makers from across sectors to support climate change adaptation in London. The workshop, convened by the London Climate Change Partnership and the Space4Climate group, will include three keynote talks to set the context and then a … … Find out more

Climate Just Take 2

January 5, 2018

February 16, 2018 City Hall, London The Climate Just team at the University of Manchester are delighted to present the new version of Climate Just, three years and 25,000 users after the original launch in February 2015. We hope that stakeholders from public service providers will join us for some insightful presentations, lively debate and … … Find out more

Heat Risk in London Group 13 April

April 7, 2017

The Heat Risk Group met on April 13 to hear about new developments in combining modeling and observation data, how heat risk is being addressed in the new London Environment Strategy, and resources and initiatives for extreme heat preparedness from the United States. The notes are below. For more information, or to obtain the presentations, please … … Find out more

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