News and Events Categories: Natural Environment

Urban Albedo: digital tools for urban resilience and growth

September 5, 2018

The Urban Albedo project, which aims to create an urban albedo calculation tool to help planners, urban designers, architects, engineers, and others cool the city through good design and selection of building materials. This event, marking the first day of Green Great Britain Week, provides an opportunity for urban practitioners and planners to learn about … … 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

URBANFLUXES demonstration meetings

November 20, 2017

URBANFLUXES project information The URBANFLUXES project will run two demonstration meetings on December 6, one for scientists and technical stakeholders, and one for decision-makers concerned with reducing urban heat, improving thermal comfort, and improving energy efficiency. H2020-Space project URBANFLUXES (URBan ANthrpogenic heat FLUX from Earth observation Satellites) investigated the potential of Copernicus Sentinels to distinguish … … Find out more

Infrastructure interdependencies workshop March 10

February 14, 2017

LCCP, in partnership with London Resilience and TfL, are pleased to host a half-day workshop on 10 March 2017 at City Hall, where we will use London Resilience’s Anytown methodology to explore interdependencies within the critical systems that our city depends on for its day-to-day functioning. Understanding and being able to articulate these interdependencies and potential cascading … … Find out more

Wetland Futures Conference 2015

September 7, 2015

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This conference will deliberate the impacts and issues of keeping the policy and management of freshwater and saltwater habitats separate in the UK. It will be of particular interest to all those involved with water environment related issues. … Read more

Local Solutions for Better Resilience to a Changing Climate

June 17, 2014

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On Monday 16 June Climate UK hosted a conference under the theme ‘Resilience to a Changing Climate: Sharing Local Solutions’. … Read more

London Tree Week

June 4, 2014

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The month of May saw the return of London Tree Week (24-31 May), a week-long celebration of London’s leafiness. … Read more