LCCP Update Oct 2022

Posted on 6/10/22 by Jude Hassall

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


LCCP partner the Environment Agency have now opened their consultation on the latest TE2100 report. They have asked partners to share this and supporting materials to ensure as many Londoners as possible have the opportunity to respond – details can be found here

EA Thames 2100 consultation 

The consultation will run for 8 weeks to 20 November.

This is your opportunity to:

  • Tell the EA whether you support the updated outcomes that set out what they need to achieve
  • Share this message and supporting materials with your partners and communities
  • Have your say on the content proposed for the updated Plan before it’s published next year

Research and work 

Bristol heat map work – Bristol City Council, Met Office, Tyndall Centre and University of Manchester – this work  provides an insight into how urban heat risks vary across the city and within communities and identifies areas where high temperatures and heatwaves could have the biggest impact on peoples health and wellbeing – The Keep Bristol Cool mapping tool

Overheating in Retrofit and existing Homes – Good Homes Alliance – A tool and guidance to  identify and mitigate overheating risks in retrofit and existing homes. Overheating in Retrofit and Existing Homes – Tool and Guidance – GHA Knowledge Base (

Cubic Mile Project – LCCP partner, The City of London Corporation and British Geological Survey – this project investigates how urban subsurface space can be used to improve the city’s resilience to extreme weather and long-term climatic change. The project will report its initial findings at an event on 19th October. Climate Action Strategy for City of London – Adaptive Design/Pathways for London’s Cubic Mile – (


20th October – Climate Change Forum – Royal Meteorological society pdf_climate_change_forum_2022_programme_1.pdf (

21-25 November – ICAEW Climate Summit  ICAEW Climate Summit | ICAEW

Mott Macdonald’s The Financial imperative of Climate resilience – Webinar summary available  The financial imperative for climate resilience: How to achieve best ROI – Mott MacDonald