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LCCP Update 14 January 2022

January 14, 2022

  London’s climate risk mapping training session recording  Last month we held a workshop training session with Bloomberg Associates for stakeholders from across London and beyond. It covered the background and purpose of the mapping project, the features of the mapping, and how decision-makers are using the mapping in their sectors to help consider at-risk … … Read more

LCCP Update 17 December 2021

December 17, 2021

Building Regs changes to support net zero, prevent overheating  Under new regulations introduced on 15 December, CO2 emissions from newly built homes must be around 30 percent lower than under current standards. Emissions from other new buildings, including offices and shops, must be 27 percent lower. In addition, all new residential buildings—including homes, care homes, … … Read more

LCCP Update 29 November 2021

November 29, 2021

Greening for cooling and clean air  The Global Centre for Clean Air Research at Surrey University and University of Wollongong in Australia present this Healthy Green Streets webinar on 1 December, the final webinar in a series looking at street-scale greening for cooling and clean air in cities (the SCAN project). The webinar will feature … … Read more

LCCP Update 17 November 2021

November 17, 2021

Climate risk mapping workshop event  Our climate risk mapping has been put through its paces recently as part of GLA projects like Grow Back Greener and Future Neighbourhoods 2030. But we’re still keen to support partners and stakeholders who might want to use it in developing projects, programmes, and strategies. If you’d like to find … … Read more

LCCP Update 5 November 2021

November 5, 2021

Need help following COP26?  All the news and commentary around the negotiations and other events can be bewildering. Luckily, the Local Governments and Municipal Authorities constituency of the UNFCCC (LGMA) has compiled a list of four publications providing background that can help you get to grips with what’s going on. The NDC Synthesis Report gives … … Read more

LCCP Update 19 October 2021

October 19, 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

October 13, 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

September 28, 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

August 4, 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

July 20, 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