Action to improve the nation’s resilience is failing to keep pace with the impacts of a warming planet and increasing climate risks facing the UK. That is the conclusion of a comprehensive independent assessment led...
The Science Plan was developed by the UK Climate Resilience Champions in collaboration with the Met Office and the Programme Steering Committee.
It introduces the vision for the programme and the three main objectives. It then describes the research challenge and the legacy the programme is aiming to leave by the time the programme completes in 2022. The remaining sections describe the key themes for the programme and recommendations for the focus of the research calls to be developed under the programme.
The Science Plan will be delivered through four main activities: frontier research, building research capability, developing and testing climate services, and coordination and networking activities. An important aspiration of the programme is to grow the community of interacting researchers, practitioners and policy-makers in climate resilience. This underpins all activities, but will be particularly important in climate services, networking activities and an embedded researcher scheme.
The outputs from this Science Plan pave the way for practical measures to improve UK climate resilience. The tools, knowledge and capability developed here will be applicable in future programmes and initiatives.
Read the Science Plan.
News & Events
Last updated June 2021
Here are the latest news articles and events from the UK Climate Resilience Programme.
UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series 2021 Date: 16 June, 12.30-1.30pm BST Speakers: Richard Pywell (UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology); Julian Gold, Farm Manager, Hendred Estate, Oxfordshire Chair: Kate Lonsdale Register for the webinar Abstract...
The UKCR Mobilising Adaptation: Governance of Infrastructure through Co-Production (MAGIC) project is hosting two upcoming webinars about water resilience. The two events, known as MAGIC Occassional Meetings (MOMS), are open to all and will focus...
Thursday 20 May 2021 is Adaptation and Resilience Day at Climate Exp0, the first conference organised by the COP26 Universities Network and the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development (RUS) working together to raise ambition for tangible outcomes from...