News and Events Categories: Policy

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

3rd Annual UK Resilience Conference: Enhancing Capabilities to Absorb, Respond to and Recover from Emergencies

February 5, 2016

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At this year’s annual resilience conference, delegates were updated on the latest government policy governing the strengthening of UK resilience. … Read more

Resilience 15: The opportunity for a flood-resilient and adaptive built environment

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Resilience15 assessed government policy and funding priorities as well as the business case for flood resilience investment. … Read more

Climate UK event series: Reporting on Climate Change 2015

August 13, 2015

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Climate UK is delighted to have worked with the Committee on Climate Change once again to bring their latest findings to a wider audience across the UK. … Read more

Reducing emissions and preparing for climate change: a roadmap for the new Government

June 30, 2015

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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has produced its first report to the new parliament regarding reducing emissions and preparing for climate change. … Read more

London’s Climathon: 24-hours to hack Energy, Water, Waste and Governance challenges

June 18, 2015

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Today marks the start of the Climate-KIC Climathon, a global 24-hour hackathon series that will be hosted simultaneously in major cities around the world on 18 June 2015. … Read more

Workshops on practitioner-based evidence in IPCC reports

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The Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy’s Innovation Fund is running a small research project looking at how incorporating practitioner-based evidence in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports could benefit climate related decision making. … Read more

Walker Institute Annual Lecture 2015: The Paris Climate Summit – hopes and expectations

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The Walker Institute for Climate System Research hosted a lecture by Sir David King, UK’s Special Representative for Climate Change. … Read more