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COVID-19 recovery must be climate resilient – LCCP letter to the Chancellor

3 August 2020

LCCP Chair Louise Pryor and Deputy Chair Bob Ward urged Chancellor Rishi Sunak to ensure that the Government’s economic recovery package includes investments to improve the UK’s resilience to the inevitable impacts of climate change. “Even if the world is successful in implementing the Paris Agreement, reaching global net zero emissions in the second half … Read more

LCCP April 2020 Update

8 April 2020

We hope that this update finds you well and safe. Despite the disruption, the LCCP is no stranger to working online, and we intend to continue to foster collaboration and knowledge transfer through virtual meetings and events. We are working with partners to move some scheduled events to an online format, or to postpone until … Read more

COVID-19 Support for Businesses and Employers

8 April 2020

Supported by the Mayor of London, London Growth Hub has launched a new portal to support London-based businesses and employers to manage and mitigate their exposure to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Find a toolkit to promote these resources to your networks here. Visit the portal here.

LCCP Update January 2020

10 January 2020

Happy new year and welcome to our first news update of the decade. Remember to send us your news for the next quarterly update.   News and Recent Events Aldersgate Group report: Using TCFDs to manage climate risk: next steps for UK government, investors, and business  The Aldersgate Group published this report in October asserting … Read more

Free Smarter Business Visits

8 November 2019

Any business or public sector organisation within the Thames Water supply area (even if Thames is no longer your retailer) can book a visit from a water expert who will review your bathroom and kitchen facilities, recommend the best solutions, and fit water saving devices – all for free. Save money and contribute to London’s sustainability and climate resilience! … Read more

Louise Pryor appointed LCCP Chair

10 October 2019

The London Climate Change Partnership is delighted to welcome Louise Pryor as its new Chair. Louise is a climate change actuary and risk specialist with extensive experience in insurance, software and academia. She has worked on emerging risks, risks to cities, and how insurers can support resilience to climate risks. Louise is a Council member … Read more

LCCP Update October 2019

9 October 2019

The latest news from around the LCCP network. If you’d like to include your news in the next update, contact Kristen.   News and Recent Events   Climate Impacts Accelerating The World Meteorological Organization published its report in September setting out the latest science on the causes and effects of climate change. Global temperatures have … Read more

July 2019 LCCP Update

10 July 2019

News and Past Events   CCC Decries Government’s “Dad’s Army” Approach to Climate Change The Climate Change Committee issued its joint adaptation/mitigation progress report for the UK, and the findings are stark: Only a handful of sectors have plans that consider a minimum temperature rise of 2°C, let alone 4°. Twelve of 33 sectors have … Read more

LCCP Update April 2019

8 April 2019

News and Past Events  LCCP and Space4Climate at Futurebuild Briony Turner and Kristen organized a session at the Vision London symposium at Futurebuild on 6 March. Lisa Horrocks from Mott MacDonald chaired a session comprised of short, provocative talks from nine speakers representing a diversity of expertise, including public health, infrastructure, technology and “smart” solutions, … Read more

LCCP Update January 2019

20 March 2019

News and Past Events London Flood Awareness Week London Flood Awareness week ran from 12 to 18 November. This was a partnership campaign led by the GLA with the Environment Agency, London Resilience, and Thames Water. Roughly 1.3 million people are living and working in areas of tidal and fluvial flood risk and around a … Read more