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LCCP Update 19 October 2021

19 October 2021

Government response to the Climate Change Committee adaptation progress report  On 19 October, Government published its response to the CCC’s 2021 report, Progress in adapting to climate change, providing feedback on each of the CCC’s recommendations. There are few surprises here, and many references to existing or ongoing work. Among the interesting points: In response … … Read more

LCCP Update 13 October 2021

13 October 2021

Adapt or Die  In the latest of a number of recent reports highlighting the UK’s unpreparedness for climate change, the Environment Agency has released its third adaptation report to Defra under the Adaptation Reporting Power (Guardian item here). Urging world leaders to take the issue seriously at COP26, the report outlines the changes in sea … … Read more

LCCP update 28 September 2021

28 September 2021

Job opportunity  TfL is looking for a Principal City Planner to help ensure that it has the data, plans, and processes in place to help London’s transport network adapt to climate change. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a brilliant team and to collaborate across TfL and with partner organisations. All the details … … Read more

LCCP Update 4 August 2021

4 August 2021

UK Climate Risk: State of the Nation webinar series  The Climate Change Committee presents a series exploring some of the key challenges raised in the Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk. The webinars will feature insights from the authors of the technical report, members of the CCC team and other expert panellists. Topics will include … … Read more

LCCP Update 21 July 2021

20 July 2021

London’s indoor cool spaces now open  If you’re looking for some respite from the heat while you’re out and about, you can now find indoor cool spaces in addition to the more than 200 outdoor cool spaces registered on the GLA’s cool spaces map. There’s also a link to register new cool spaces if you’ve … … Read more

LCCP Update 14 July 2021

14 July 2021

Are resilience standards up to standard? This Resilience First debate on the proposition “our resilience standards are not up to standard” will make the case that standards have become increasingly burdensome, complex, subjective, and allied to vested commercial interests and need to be reviewed, simplified, and made more accessible. 15 July, register at the link. … … Read more

LCCP Update 21 June 2021

21 June 2021

London Climate Action Week events  There is still time to check out the ever-growing list of exciting climate-related events for LCAW, and here’s a reminder of what we’re organizing: Climate-resilient schools  Part of the Schools Climate Summit CAMPUS Deep-Dive series, this event will explore the climate risks to schools and showcase examples of how to … … Read more

LCCP update 3 June 2021

3 June 2021

PHE Climate Change, Health, and the 2030 Agenda  Public Health England and the COP26 Unit will host a series of panel discussions monthly from July to December exploring horizon questions for climate change impacts and responses within the health sector. Each panel will include an academic researcher and representatives from policy and practice. The first … … Read more

Job opportunity: Communications Officer, Parks for London

13 May 2021

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Parks for London, which is evolving into a Centre for Excellence to support London’s parks and green spaces, is recruiting a Communications Officer. It’s an exciting opportunity to help shape and develop new approaches to championing green space at a time when parks and green spaces are in the spotlight. Find more information and an … … Read more

LCCP Update 11 May 2021

10 May 2021

Met Office Industry Climate Week  From 24-28 May the Met Office will be sharing content from climate scientists and partner organisations about what industry leaders are doing to adapt and transition to net zero, and what the latest climate science means for business and industry. On 25 May there will be a webinar on using … … Read more

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