Climate resilience webinar series 2020-2021

The UK Climate Resilience Programme (UKCRP) is launching a new lunchtime webinar series in which both researchers and stakeholders will participate.  The webinars will showcase projects conducted for UKRI and by the Met Office for the first wave of the UK Climate Resilience Programme. 

All webinars are on Wednesdays and run from 12.00-13.00.

22 July

Speakers:  Prof Rachel Warren, Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia, and Gemma Holmes, Committee on Climate Change (see event listing)

Title:  IMPRES: Impacts and risk assessment to better inform resilience planning

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29 July

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

Title: Gathering the evidence for the 3rd UK Climate Change Risk Assessment

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9 September

Speaker: Professor Nick Pidgeon  (Cardiff University)

Title: Understanding UK perceptions of climate risk and resilience.

23 September

Speakers: Simon Brown / Daniel Cotterill (Met Office)

Title:  Statistical analysis and attribution of impact relevant climate extremes

7 October

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

Title: Understanding heat related mortality  

21 October

Speaker: Declan Conway (Grantham Research Institute, LSE)

Title: Characterising and adapting to climate risks in the UK wine sector.

4 November

Speaker: Don Monteith (UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology)

Title: Forecasting risk of environmental exacerbation of dissolved organic matter – building climate change resilience.

18 November

Speaker: Dr Neil MacDonald (University of Liverpool)

Title: Building UK climate resilience through bridging the qualitative-quantitative data divide.

2 December

Speaker: Professor Lisa Collins (University of Leeds)

Title: Smart systems approaches for climate resilient livestock production.

16 December

Speakers: Claire Scannell/Lizzie Kendon (Met Office)

Title: Urban climate change and climate services. 

13 January 2021

Speaker:  Jon Stenning (Cambridge Econometrics)

Title: UK-SSPs: setting out socioeconomic trajectories for climate resilience research 

27 January 2021

Speaker: Julien Harou (University of Manchester)

Title:  DRAW-IT: Designing Resilient and Adaptable Water management – Integrated & Interactive Tools

24 February 2021

Speaker: Paul Sayers (Sayers and Partners)

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

24 March 2021

Speaker: Mike Davies (UCL)

Title: Overheating in care homes


Past webinars

8 July

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

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)


News & Events

Last updated June 2020

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