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Heat Resilience and Sustainable Cooling – EAC report released

31 January 2024

Today the Environment Audit Committee publishes its findings from its inquiry into heat resilience and sustainable cooling in the UK. The inquiry was launched against a backdrop of an increase in extreme heat events globally including the first recorded 40 degree C day in the UK. Met office predictions are that these periods of … Read more

London Climate Resilience Review – Interim report published – Weds 17th Jan 2024

17 January 2024

Today the London Climate Resilience Review published their interim report into London’s preparedness for the impacts of climate change, highlighting a number of strategic, priority recommendations for the mayor and national government. The independent Review was commissioned by the Mayor of London and chaired by Emma Howard Boyd, former chair of the Environment Agency and … Read more

September 2023 newsletter – A year of adaptation and resilience – London’s climate resilience review closes for evidence; NAP and reactions

5 October 2023

Welcome to the LCCP September newsletter. Our main news for this month is that the London Climate Resilience Review’s call for evidence has now closed. We hope your organisations submitted responses, and are looking forward to seeing the Review’s final report and recommendations at the end of the year   Reports, publications and consultations Third … Read more

Summer Newsletter July 23 – London Climate Resilience Review launch – Call for evidence now open

6 July 2023

London Climate Resilience Review – launch of the call for evidence The call for evidence for the London Climate Resilience Review has now officially launched. This is an independent review of how well-prepared London is for climate impacts like extreme heat, floods, droughts, storms, and sea level rise. You can find out more details and get … Read more

Summer Newsletter 2023 – LCCP announces Bob Ward as new Chair

25 May 2023

Welcome to the LCCP May newsletter, which combines April and May content. Our major news for this month is that we are now able to announce the new chair and deputy chair of the LCCP, see item 1 below. This has also been a big month for one of our partners, the Environment Agency, who … Read more

Environment Agency launches 10 year update to TE2100

19 May 2023

LCCP partner, the Environment Agency launched their 10 year update to the world leading Thames Estuary 2100 plan at City Hall on Wednesday 17th May. The plan sets out how the Environment Agency and partners can manage the risk of tidal flooding along the Thames. The plan is fully adaptive whcih means it has built … Read more

Spring 2023 Newsletter

19 May 2023

News and launches   CCC adaptation progress report to Government 2023 The report is highly critical of government and its National Adaptation Programme – calling the latest iteration, NAP 2, not good enough, ineffective, partial and lacking ambition. DEFRA are working now on the next iteration NAP3 which is due out in June and I’m … Read more

The LCCP is looking for its next chair – apply below – application deadline extended

12 December 2022

The LCCP is looking for a new chair to help shape our work programme, grow our membership and expand our impact.  … Read more

LCCP Update November 2022

28 November 2022

General News Items The Joint Committee on National Security Strategy had strong words for the government in terms of their state or preparedness and planning for the impacts of climate change. Call for Government to “get a grip” on climate change impacts – Committees – UK Parliament COP update from ECIU –  COP27 – ECIU … Read more

LCCP Update Oct 2022

6 October 2022

News stories Climate change made 2022’s northern-hemisphere droughts ‘at least 20 times’ more likely – Carbon Brief Loss and damage: What happens when climate change destroys lives and cultures? – Carbon Brief Summer is over but the UK is unprepared for the heatwaves to come – FT weekend 29th Sept 22 Consultations LCCP partner the … Read more