Previous Events

How Climate-Resilient are London’s Businesses?

Event date: 03 July 2019, 09:30

This business roundtable event explored London’s physical and transition climate risks and what this means for businesses in London. Exploring current knowledge about risks and opportunities, we revisited the business case for ensuring climate-resilient investment in buildings and infrastructure. Companies and sectoral organizations shared their experiences and explained what challenges exist. The discussion was intended … … Read more

Futurebuild 2019: London’s Climate Resilience

Event date: 06 March 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

UKCP18 Briefing

Event date: 10 January 2019, 13:30

The 2018 UK Climate Projections (UKCP18) will be a major upgrade to the range of UK climate projection tools designed to help decision-makers assess their risk exposure to climate. The project will build upon the current set of projections (UKCP09) to provide the most up-to date assessment of how the climate of the UK may … … Read more

Launch of new climate services network!

Event date: 18 October 2018, 6;00pm

Calling all UK industry, research and policy professionals with climate expertise, across all sectors, and career stages. We are launching MESH, networking for the UK climate services community, run by the community for the community, coming to a city near you soon! Join us on the 18th October in London for the launch event (register … … Read more

Urban Albedo: digital tools for urban resilience and growth

Event date: 15 October 2018

The Urban Albedo project, which aims to create an urban albedo calculation tool to help planners, urban designers, architects, engineers, and others cool the city through good design and selection of building materials. This event, marking the first day of Green Great Britain Week, provides an opportunity for urban practitioners and planners to learn about … … Read more

Climate change and health and wellbeing for cities, informal settlements

Event date: 09 July 2018, 18:00-19:30, followed by reception

Please join our colleagues at International Institute for Environment and Development  on 9th July for a panel discussion: Climate change, health and well-being for cities and informal settlements in the Global South With Siddharth Agarwal, Sari Kovats, and David Satterthwaite Dr David Satterthwaite will summarize what we know (and don’t know) about urban health issues … … Read more

Monitoring Health Sector Adaptation in London

Event date: 29 June 2018, 10:00 to 13:00

We invite colleagues from health and social care sectors to join us for a discussion about climate change impacts on health and well-being, how well London’s health sector is adapting, and how we can monitor progress. Background: The new London Environment Strategy sets out a sector-based approach to climate change adaptation, with the London Climate Change Partnership bringing … … Read more

Responding to Hot Weather Events in Cities

Event date: 31 May 2018, 12:00 to 16:30

As part of a program of research on responses to climate change, Surrey University is developing a research project on perceptions of and responses to hot weather events in cities.   In partnership with Surrey and the British Sociological Association, we are organizing  a workshop  to help set the direction and the form of the … … Read more

Heat Risk in London Group

Event date: 12 June 2018, 13:00 to 16:00

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

Event date: 13 February 2018, 14:00 to 17:00

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 … … Read more

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