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LCCP update 3 June 2021

3 June 2021

PHE Climate Change, Health, and the 2030 Agenda  Public Health England and the COP26 Unit will host a series of panel discussions monthly from July to December exploring horizon questions for climate change impacts and responses within the health sector. Each panel will include an academic researcher and representatives from policy and practice. The first … Read more

Job opportunity: Communications Officer, Parks for London

13 May 2021

Parks for London, which is evolving into a Centre for Excellence to support London’s parks and green spaces, is recruiting a Communications Officer. It’s an exciting opportunity to help shape and develop new approaches to championing green space at a time when parks and green spaces are in the spotlight. Find more information and an … Read more

LCCP Update 11 May 2021

10 May 2021

Met Office Industry Climate Week  From 24-28 May the Met Office will be sharing content from climate scientists and partner organisations about what industry leaders are doing to adapt and transition to net zero, and what the latest climate science means for business and industry. On 25 May there will be a webinar on using … Read more

LCCP Update 4 May 2021

30 April 2021

New Adaptation Pathways Starter Pack  Adaptation pathways mark a change from the “science-first” approach to climate risk management. The Environment Agency, in collaboration with LCCP and the Thames Estuary Partnership, have produced an introductory information pack for people working in flood risk management, planning, community flood groups, and others. This starter pack is intended to … Read more

LCCP News 9 April 2021

9 April 2021

London Mayor manifestos published You can find the Labour (Sadiq Khan) manifesto here. And the Green Party (Sian Berry) manifesto here. The Mayoral Environment Debate will be on 12 April at 7pm. Public Health Research and Science Conference: abstracts welcomed  Climate change will feature as a highlighted topic at this year’s free conference, being held … Read more

Future Neighbourhoods 2030

17 March 2021

London’s Green New Deal Mission aims to tackle the challenges of climate change and pollution while supporting the growth of London’s green economy. As part of the mission activities this year, The GLA has made £3 million available to fund the first phase of the Future Neighbourhoods 2030 Programme. This programme seeks to support deprived … Read more

New London Climate Risk Mapping

17 March 2021

The GLA has released a new mapping tool to analyse climate exposure and vulnerability across London. These maps were produced by Bloomberg Associates in collaboration with the GLA and with input from LCCP partners. The purpose is to help the GLA and other London-based organisations deliver equitable responses to the impacts of climate change and target … Read more

LCCP update 18 February 2021

18 February 2021

Launch of TE2100 monitoring review key findings 3 March, 2pm. The Thames Estuary 2100 Plan was the first adaptive flood risk management strategy in England. With climate change at its core, its adaptive approach anticipates that the estuary and climate projections will change, and enables us to adapt our riversides to rising sea levels. On … Read more

LCCP update

3 September 2020

UK needs a national heat risk strategy  Bob Ward, LCCP Deputy Chair and Policy and Communications Director at the Grantham Institute LSE, notes the rise in excess deaths during the August heatwave and calls upon the Prime Minister to develop a cross-departmental strategy to manage the risks.   Event: Insurance and climate resilience  22 September. … Read more

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