Previous Events

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Net Zero is Not Enough

Event date: 18 November 2020, 09:30-11:00

Future of London event Coinciding with London Climate Action Week (14–20 November), this webinar examined what more we could – and should – be doing to mitigate the impacts of climate change.  View the video recording here. Throughout 2020, FoL’s major programme, Achieving Net Zero, has been exploring how housing, regeneration, infrastructure and economic development will have to adapt in order to deliver the … … Read more

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The Cityscape and the Climate Emergency: toward collaborative action

Event date: 17 November 2020, 12:30-14:30

LCCP organized this event to bring together experts from across disciplines (and continents) to explore the challenges of adapting to climate change in our complex and interconnected urban environments. We heard about why net zero poses risks to healthy indoor environments, how greening has benefits for health and adaptation, how the Green Finance Institute plans … … Read more

Adaptation Futures 2020: Pre-Conference Webinars

Event date:28 September - 30 September 2020

The third set of webinars in the Adaptation Futures pre-conference series, designed as a precursor to the Adaptation Futures 2020 Conference, highlights the need to accelerate adaptation in today’s uncertain times an additional platform to feed into the global adaptation dialogue. This series of webinars will focus broadly on the issues of resourcing adaptation, knowledge and … … Read more

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The Climate Emergency: Changing Behaviours Through Insurance

Event date: 22 September 2020, 09:30-10:30

LCCP and Resilience First have co-organized his event, which will consider the role of the insurance market in enabling citizens, corporations and communities to be more resilient to the inevitable changes from a warming planet. Speakers will include: Environment Agency Chair Emma Howard Boyd Adaptation Committee Chair Baroness Brown Jason Lowe of the Met Office … … Read more

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Workshop series: Creating a Nature-Based Solutions Framework

Event date:27 July - 13 August 2020

UKGBC is running a two-year Increasing Nature-based Solutions programme to enable more ambitious industry targets and increase the application of nature-based solutions (NBS) in urban areas for climate resilience and environmental net gains. This is designed to help the built environment sector achieve the ambition, that “By 2030, all buildings and infrastructure will, throughout their lifetime, be climate resilient and maximise … … Read more

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Nature-Based Solutions for the Climate Emergency

Event date: 27 August 2020, 14:00 - 15:00

This event will launch a new report from the IGNITION project, focusing on data to help organisations make informed decisions about the types of urban nature-based solutions (NBS) available and how these can help meet sustainability objectives. The project team will present key findings of the report and answer questions. Speakers Dr. Rachel Morrison, Nature-based Solutions Advisor, Greater … … Read more

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Green Infrastructure for Health, Well-being, and Climate Resilience

Event date: 02 July 2020, 13:00-14:30

The London Climate Change Partnership, in partnership with the MESH climate services network, organized this online event during London Climate Action Week about green infrastructure to promote health, well-being, and climate resilience in indoor and outdoor building environments. With everyone talking about the importance of green space for health and especially in light of COVID-19 (but … … Read more

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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 … … Read 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 … … Read more

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COVID-19 and Heatwave: Managing Concurrent Risks

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

This meeting was organized by the LCCP in collaboration with the Greater London Authority Fire and Resilience team and Public Health England (PHE). It follows the publication of a new set of PHE resources and advice about managing heatwave in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose was to provide an opportunity for local health and … … Read more

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