Climate resilience webinar series 2021

A UK Climate Resilience Programme (UKCRP) lunchtime webinar series in which both researchers and stakeholders participate.  The webinars showcase projects conducted for UKRI and by the Met Office for the SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme and thematic topics.

All webinars are on Wednesdays and run from 12.00-13.00. For links to videos and slides from past webinars, see pink section below (or go directly to the webinars playlist for recordings on our YouTube channel).

27 January 2021

Title: Seeking water resource resilience at national, regional and landscape scales in England and Wales (see event listing)

Speaker: Julien Harou (University of Manchester)

Chair: Suraje Dessai

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10 February 2021

Title: The feasibility of domestic raintanks contributing to urban flood resilience (see event listing)

Speaker: Liz Sharp (University of Sheffield)

Chair: Kate Lonsdale

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24 February 2021

Title: An event-based assessment of the impact of climate change on future flood risk

Speaker: Paul Sayers (Sayers and Partners)

Chair: Jason Lowe

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10 March 2021

Title: Climate resilience and the national flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy

Speakers: Harriet Orr and Alex Cutler (Environment Agency)

Chair: Suraje Dessai

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24 March 2021

Title: Overheating in care homes

Speaker: Mike Davies (UCL)

Chair: Kate Lonsdale

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Past webinars

13 January 2021

Speakers:  Jon Stenning (Cambridge Econometrics); stakeholder response from Paul Sayers (Sayers and Partners)

Title: UK-SSPs: setting out socioeconomic trajectories for climate resilience research (see event listing for slides and webinar links)

16 December 2020

Speakers: Claire Scannell/Lizzie Kendon (Met Office)

Title: Urban climate change and climate services (see event listing)

2 December 2020

Speaker: Professor Lisa Collins (University of Leeds) and Karro Food Group Ltd

Title: Smart systems approaches for climate resilient livestock production (see event listing for slides and videos of webinar)

18 November 2020

Speakers: Dr Neil MacDonald (University of Liverpool) and Dr Thomas Kjeldsen (University of Bath)

Title: Building UK climate resilience through bridging the qualitative-quantitative data divide (see event listing for slides and videos of webinar)

4 November 2020

Speakers: Don Monteith (UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) and Fraser Leith (Scottish Water)

Title: Forecasting risk of environmental exacerbation of dissolved organic matter – building climate change resilience (see event listing for slides and videos of webinar)

28 October 2020

Speakers: Robert Nicholls (Tyndall Centre, UEA) and Charlotte Thompson (CoastalRes Consortium)

Title: Coastal Resilience to Flood and Erosion Hazard: A Demonstration for England (see event listing for slides and videos of webinar)

21 October 2020

Speakers: Declan Conway (Grantham Research Institute, LSE), Dr Alistair Nesbitt (Vinescapes), Dr Kate Gannon (GRI), Prof Steve Dorling (University of East Anglia)

Title: Characterising and adapting to climate risks in the UK wine sector (see event listing for slides and videos of webinar)

7 October 2020

Speakers: Andrew Charlton-Perez (University of Reading)/Mark Harrison (Met Office)

Title: Understanding heat related mortality (see event listing for slides and videos of webinar)

23 September 2020

Speakers: Simon Brown / Daniel Cotterill (Met Office)

Title:  Statistical analysis and attribution of impact relevant climate extremes (see event listing for slides and videos of webinar)

9 September 2020

Speaker: Professor Nick Pidgeon and Christina Demski (Cardiff University), with Frances Pimenta (Defra)

Title: Understanding UK perceptions of climate risk and resilience (see event listing for videos of webinar)

29 July 2020

Speaker: Prof Richard Betts, MBE (University of Exeter and Met Office), and Kathryn Brown (Committee on Climate Change)

Title: Gathering the evidence for the 3rd UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (See event listing for slides and videos of the webinar)

22 July 2020

Speakers:  Prof Rachel Warren (Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia), Alan Kennedy-Asser and Jeff Price, with a response by Gemma Holmes, Committee on Climate Change

Title:  IMPRES: Impacts and risk assessment to better inform resilience planning (See event listing for slides and videos of the webinar)

8 July 2020

Speakers: Dr Kate Lonsdale, UK Climate Resilience Champion, and Tom Hughes, Senior Policy Advisor, National Infrastructure Commission 

Title: Creating climate resilience in the UK: What does this mean, and how might we achieve it? (See event listing for slides and videos of the webinar)

24 June 2020

Speakers: Professor Hayley Fowler, Professor of Climate Change Impacts, Newcastle University (Project PI) and Murray Dale, Technical Director and Chartered Meteorologist, JBA

Title: FUTURE-DRAINAGE: Ensemble climate change rainfall estimates for sustainable drainage (See event listing for slides and webinar recording)

10 June 2020

Speakers: Dr Freya Garry, Climate Scientist, Met Office and Dr Tom Denbigh (Defra)

Title: How will multiple climate hazards impact UK food over the 21st Century? (See event listing for slides and webinar recording plus answers to Q&A)

20 May 2020

Speakers: Professor Nigel Arnell,  Professor of Climate Science, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading and Brendan Freeman (Committee on Climate Change)

Title: Indicators of changing climate risk in the UK (See event listing for slides and webinar recording)

 

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