Events

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Vegetation Health in a Changing Climate

Event date: 03 July 2020, 15:00-16:00

Green space is increasingly recognised and promoted for its social and environmental benefits – including health and well-being, as a sanctuary for habitats and species, and for its ability to keep us cool and mitigate flooding. It’s also a key component of our sports and recreation facilities. However, as our climate changes and we see … … Find out more

Climate Risk Disclosure and Data for Scenario Analysis

Event date: 03 July 2020, 12:00-13:00

In response to a call from G20 leaders, the Financial Stability Board established the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to enhance transparency on the financial risks to investors from climate change. The TCFD has published guidelines for voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures covering the physical, liability and transition risks associated with climate change. Scenario … … Find out more

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COVID-19 and Heatwave – Managing Concurrent Risks

Event date: 18 June 2020, 14:00 - 15:30

Following the publication of new Public Health England resources and advice related to managing heat risk and preventing harm during COVID-19, LCCP, the GLA Fire and Resilience team, and PHE invite local health, care, and resilience practitioners to join an online discussion to learn more about PHE’s thinking and its plans in relation to COVID-19, heat, … … Find out more

Green recovery: how can buildings and cities help?

Partner Event

Event date:11 June - 11 June 2020, 11:00 - 12:00

CIBSE is hosting an event on the green recovery with speakers from Architects Declare, the RTPI and the Landscape Institute There are growing calls for the post-pandemic plans to promote a “green” recovery, from policies and financial incentives through to our ways of moving, living and working. The built environment has a central role to … … Find out more

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UKCP18 Data Tool

Event date: 03 April 2020, 14:30 - 16:00

We are hosting a discussion with partners about the potential for a data tool to help make UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) more accessible and relevant to adaptation planning in London. Led by TfL, the intention is to produce a resource including the RCPs/scenarios and other data relevant not only to transport adaptation planning, but … … Find out more

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Heat data and vulnerability

Event date:29 November - 29 November 2019

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

Partner Event

Event date: 03 February 2020, 18:00

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

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Climate Risk Disclosure @Futurebuild 2020

Partner Event

Event date: 04 March 2020, 16:00

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

How Climate-Resilient are London’s Businesses?

Event date: 03 July 2019, 09:30

This business roundtable event explores London’s physical and transition climate risks and what this means for businesses in London. Exploring current knowledge about risks and opportunities, we will revisit the business case for ensuring climate-resilient investment in buildings and infrastructure. Companies and sectoral organizations will share their experiences and explain what challenges exist. The discussion … … Find out more

From Emergency Response to Year-Round Resilience: Managing Heat in London

Partner Event

Event date: 04 July 2019, 09:30

When dealing with the effects of hot weather and heatwaves, our emergency response tends to work well. However, the data tell us that the most severe impacts on human health tend to occur outside of alert periods, suggesting that to protect vulnerable people, the focus needs to shift to year-round engagement and behaviour change. This … … Find out more

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