Previous Events

Green recovery: how can buildings and cities help?

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

CIBSE hosted 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 play in … … Read more

Climate Risk Disclosure: Implications and climate services for asset owners

Event date: 04 March 2020, 16:00 - 17:30

Climate Risk Disclosure: implications and climate services for asset owners Organized by LCCP and Space4Climate 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 on the financial risks to investors from climate change. The TCFD published guidelines for voluntary reporting, … … Read more

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UKCP18 Data Tool

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

We hosted 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 to users … … Read more

Improving weather monitoring in London

Event date: 29 March 2019

29 March 2019 LCCP and Space4Climate organized a discussion bringing together sector practitioners and experts on weather and related data monitoring. This event followed on from our previous Observing London report and findings. The purpose was to consider how we can better coordinate across data users and providers with different planning and scientific agendas (for example, air … … Read 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 … … Read more

Nature-based solutions for flooding and coastal risk management

Event date: 03 February 2020, 18:00

ICE hosted 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.’  

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Climate Risk Disclosure @Futurebuild 2020

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 … … Read more

Vulnerability and social justice in resilience

Event date: 21 June 2019

On June 21, we hosted and co-organized this seminar about “Less-heard voices within civil society for resilience: engaging diverse groups in knowledge exchange and capacity building.” This event was part of a nationwide series of seminars on resilience and civil society being led by Lindsey McEwen at UWE. It considered our perceptions and misconceptions of vulnerability and how … … Read more

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

Event date: 04 July 2019

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 … … Read more

Prospering from Climate-Resilient Growth in Cities

Event date: 03 July 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 … … Read more

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