Previous Events

Green Infrastructure for Health, Well-being, and Climate Resilience

Event date: 02 July 2020, 13:00-14:30

The London Climate Change Partnership, in partnership with the MESH climate services network, organized this online event during London Climate Action Week about green infrastructure to promote health, well-being, and climate resilience in indoor and outdoor building environments. With everyone talking about the importance of green space for health and especially in light of COVID-19 (but … Read more

Vegetation Health in a Changing Climate

Event date: 03 July 2020, 15:00-16:00

Green space is increasingly recognised and promoted for its social and environmental benefits – including health and well-being, as a sanctuary for habitats and species, and for its ability to keep us cool and mitigate flooding. It’s also a key component of our sports and recreation facilities. However, as our climate changes and we see … Read more

Climate Risk Disclosure and Data for Scenario Analysis

Event date: 03 July 2020, 12:00-13:00

In response to a call from G20 leaders, the Financial Stability Board established the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to enhance transparency on the financial risks to investors from climate change. The TCFD has published guidelines for voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures covering the physical, liability and transition risks associated with climate change. Scenario … Read more

COVID-19 and Heatwave: Managing Concurrent Risks

Event date: 18 June 2020, 14:00-15:30

This meeting was organized by the LCCP in collaboration with the Greater London Authority Fire and Resilience team and Public Health England (PHE). It follows the publication of a new set of PHE resources and advice about managing heatwave in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose was to provide an opportunity for local health and … Read more

Green recovery: how can buildings and cities help?

Event date:11 June - 11 June 2020, 11:00 - 12:00

CIBSE hosted an event on the green recovery with speakers from Architects Declare, the RTPI and the Landscape Institute There are growing calls for the post-pandemic plans to promote a “green” recovery, from policies and financial incentives through to our ways of moving, living and working. The built environment has a central role to play in … Read more

Climate Risk Disclosure: Implications and climate services for asset owners

Event date: 04 March 2020, 16:00 - 17:30

Climate Risk Disclosure: implications and climate services for asset owners Organized by LCCP and Space4Climate Background: In response to a call from G20 leaders, the Financial Stability Board established the Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to enhance transparency on the financial risks to investors from climate change. The TCFD published guidelines for voluntary reporting, … Read more

UKCP18 Data Tool

Event date: 03 April 2020, 14:30 - 16:00

We hosted a discussion with partners about the potential for a data tool to help make UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18) more accessible and relevant to adaptation planning in London. Led by TfL, the intention is to produce a resource including the RCPs/scenarios and other data relevant not only to transport adaptation planning, but to users … Read more

Improving weather monitoring in London

Event date: 29 March 2019

29 March 2019 LCCP and Space4Climate organized a discussion bringing together sector practitioners and experts on weather and related data monitoring. This event followed on from our previous Observing London report and findings. The purpose was to consider how we can better coordinate across data users and providers with different planning and scientific agendas (for example, air … Read more

Heat data and vulnerability

Event date:29 November - 29 November 2019

In November we hosted a small workshop to start a conversation about the potential to obtain and use data to create a heat vulnerability index for cities, or a similar information product to support implementation, measuring progress, and monitoring risk across a range of different needs and sectors. Around 35 participants from across policy, environmental … Read more

Nature-based solutions for flooding and coastal risk management

Event date: 03 February 2020, 18:00

ICE hosted the annual Vernon-Harcourt lecture on Monday 3 February at 6pm for 6.30pm start. The lecture  will be given by Dr Jonathan Simm, Chief Technical Director at HR Wallingford.  The topic will be ‘Nature based solutions for flooding and coastal risk management.’