News and Events Categories: Technology

Heat data and vulnerability

February 4, 2020

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In November we hosted a small workshop to start a conversation about the potential to obtain and use data to create a heat vulnerability index for cities, or a similar information product to support implementation, measuring progress, and monitoring risk across a range of different needs and sectors. Around 35 participants from across policy, environmental … … Find out more

Nature-based solutions for flooding and coastal risk management

January 17, 2020

ICE will be hosting the annual Vernon-Harcourt lecture on Monday 3 February at 6pm for 6.30pm start. The lecture  will be given by Dr Jonathan Simm, Chief Technical Director at HR Wallingford.  The topic will be ‘Nature based solutions for flooding and coastal risk management.’ You can attend in person (One Great George Street, Westminster, … … Find out more

Climate Risk Disclosure @Futurebuild 2020

October 22, 2019


Climate Risk Disclosure: what you need to know   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 about the financial risks to investors from climate change. The TCFD published recommendations, which the UK Government formally endorsed in 2017, and … … Find out more

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

Launch of new climate services network!

September 24, 2018

Calling all UK industry, research and policy professionals with climate expertise, across all sectors, and career stages. We are launching MESH, networking for the UK climate services community, run by the community for the community, coming to a city near you soon! Join us on the 18th October in London for the launch event (register … … Find out more

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

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