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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

LCCP Update 7 March 2022

7 March 2022

IPCC Report: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability  You’ll have seen by now that the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment (AR6) Working Group II published its findings last Monday in a report called “an atlas of human suffering” by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. There has been plenty of good commentary on this 3000+ page report, but we’ll add a … Read more

LCCP Update 7 February 2022

7 February 2022

Measuring and Reporting of Climate-related Physical Risks  Mandatory disclosure of climate-related risks is due to come into force from April 2022 for large organisations and financial institutions, likely expanding to smaller organisations by 2025. In order to support organisations in measuring and reporting climate-related physical risks, UKGBC is launching a new TCFD-aligned report which provides guidance on … Read more

LCCP Update 14 January 2022

14 January 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