News and Events Categories: Transport & Infrastructure

Prospering from Climate-Resilient Growth in Cities

June 10, 2019

Cities are of particular significance for resilience and adaptation as they are concentrations of exposure and risk: most of the world’s population now lives in urban areas. Worldwide, the urban population is projected to increase to 5 billion by 2030, with 95 percent of the expansion expected in developing countries. Cities are also major drivers … … Find out more

2019 Flood and Coast Conference

May 30, 2019

The Environment Agency’s Flood and Coast Conference 2019 will feature sessions on economic impacts of flooding, effective sustainable drainage, collaboration on climate change adaptation, and resilient growth and regeneration. Our own Anusha Shah of the Thames Estuary Partnership will take part in a panel on climate resilience, with a themed talk: “Time to connect the … … Find out more

Vulnerability and social justice in resilience

May 2, 2019

LCCP has been working with colleagues at UWE and other partners to organize this seminar about “Less-heard voices within civil society for resilience: engaging diverse groups in knowledge exchange and capacity building.” This event is part of a nationwide series of seminars on resilience and civil society. It will consider our understanding of vulnerability and social justice and how these … … 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

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

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

Breakfast briefing: Environmental Risk Disclosure Services

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

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