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Green benefits in Victoria Business Improvement District

August 1, 2012

The report presents a quantitative assessment of the air pollution, amenity, carbon storage and sequestration benefits of trees as well as the storm water and surface temperature benefits of existing green infrastructure in the Victoria BID. Trees in particular can provide a wide range of benefits such as storing carbon, reducing the urban heat island effect and improving air quality. … Read publication

Overheating Thresholds Report

June 8, 2012

This report summarises the findings of a small qualitative research project which has identified some key hot weather related thresholds relevant to London and its urban systems. … Read publication

Climate change risk assessment for London

January 26, 2012

This document is an initial interpretation of how the CCRA identifies the opportunities and risks for London. … Read publication

London’s changing climate: In sickness and in health

March 17, 2011

The London Climate Change Partnership has produced this document (March 2011) as a tool to aid health and social care commissioners and providers as they begin to design and shape their services in the new delivery landscape. … Read publication

Adapting to climate change: Creating natural resilience

October 17, 2009

This document sets out actions needed to ensure impacts on biodiversity from climate change are minimised and opportunities are maximised. … Read publication

Wild weather warning: a London climate impacts profile

October 1, 2009

The London Climate Impacts Profile is an LCLIP for London and reviews the ways in which weather has impacted service provision in London over the last 10 years. An LCLIP is not a risk assessment but a simple tool to enable engagement and communication about climate change adaptation. … Read publication

London’s commercial building stock and climate change adaptation

September 2, 2009

This document is intended to highlight the need for adaptation, to illustrate the business opportunities and encourage proactive dialogue and action within London’s commercial property professionals. It sets out the key vulnerabilities and adaptation actions for London’s leaders in planning, design, development, valuation, finance and legal professions. … Read publication

Economic incentives for retrofitting London’s existing homes for climate change impacts

September 1, 2009

This report explores and identifies the opportunities for developing economic incentive schemes to promote retrofitting of the London housing stock to adapt to the impacts of climate change. … Read publication

The role of public procurement: Adapting to climate change

The public procurement market for capital projects, estimated at £47bn, is large enough to influence the wider market. This report examines the economic and legal case for incorporating climate change adaptation into public procurement. … Read publication

Your home in a changing climate: retrofitting existing homes for climate change impact

February 2, 2008

The report’s focus is to inform and promote the adaptation of the existing residential building stock for a future climate. The study covers dwellings from private individuals to housing associations, with an emphasis on water conservation, drainage, flood risk and ventilation. … Read publication