News and Events Categories: Overheating

Breakfast briefing: Environmental Risk Disclosure Services

November 20, 2017

December 19, City Hall Space4Climate and LCCP will run a breakfast briefing and networking event for environmental consultancies and providers of geo-spatial data about climate- and environment-related risk disclosure. We’ll be looking at how best to support organisations with voluntary reporting of climate risk, and showcase ways in which satellite data is being used to understand environmental … … 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

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

Climate Just: tailored solutions to improve your area’s resilience to climate change

February 5, 2016

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Thanks to Climate Just, you can look at climate change impacts across England at a neighbourhood level. Those training events helped attendees to use and apply the Climate Just’s resources in practice. … Read more

Public Health England releases Heatwave Plan for England

May 21, 2015

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The Heatwave Plan for England was recently released, and the Met Office will be in charge of issuing Heatwave Alerts when relevant from 1 June to 15 September 2015. … Read more

Heat Risk in London group meeting

May 8, 2015

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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

Can London weather the storm?

March 30, 2015

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The London Assembly Environment Committee report, ‘Come rain or shine: London’s adaptation to the risks of severe weather’ warns that thousands of seasonal deaths during moist winters and scorching summers are expected to become the norm. … Read more

Discover the new UKCP09 climate change projections website

December 10, 2014

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The UKCP09 climate change projections website has been refreshed and updated based on customer feedback. UKCP09 remains the leading source of climate change information for the UK. … Read more

Londoners at increasing risk of heatwaves and floods

July 9, 2014

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Responding to the publication of the report on ‘Adapting to Climate Change – climate risks to the economy and well-being’ by the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change, Professor Chris Rapley CBE, Chair of the London Climate Change Partnership, said: The London Climate Change Partnership welcomes this timely and informative report. London’s weather … … Read more

Making Business More Competitive in a Changing Climate

May 13, 2014

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LCCP, City of London and PwC held a joint event on 8 May 2014 for businesses to explore ways to increase resilience to impacts of extreme weather and climate change while improving competitiveness and efficiency. … Read more

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