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).

21 April 2021

Title: COP26: Implications for enhancing resilience (see event listing)

Speakers: Youssef Nassef (UNFCCC Secretariat), Dr Louise Ellis (University of Leeds), Liam Upson (COP26 Unit, Cabinet Office)

Chair: Jason Lowe

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5 May 2021

Title: Delivering resilience to climate-related impacts on water quality through Earth observation

Speaker: Peter Hunter (University of Stirling)

Chair: TBC

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19 May 2021

Title: Surface water flood ‘nowcasting’ for emergency services in a changing climate

Speaker: Dapeng Yu (Loughborough University)

Chair: Jason Lowe

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2 June 2021

Title: Climate services standards and value

Speaker: Murray Dale (JBA Consulting Limited)

Chair: TBC

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16 June 2021

Title: CROP-NET: Monitoring and predicting the effects of climate change on crop yields

Speaker: Richard Pywell (UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)

Chair: Suraje Dessai

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30 June 2021

Title: UK’s Third Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3)

Speakers: Kathryn Brown (UK Climate Change Committee) and Richard Betts (Met Office)

Chair: TBC

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21 July 2021

Title: Erosion hazards in river catchments

Speaker: James Cooper (University of Liverpool)

Chair: Jason Lowe

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Past webinars

24 March 2021

Speaker: Mike Davies (UCL); stakeholder response from April Cole (Care Quality Commission)

Title: Overheating in care homes (see event listing for slides and webinar links)

10 March 2021

Speakers: Harriet Orr and Alex Cutler (Environment Agency)

Title: Climate resilience and the national flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy (see event listing for slides and webinar links)

24 February 2021

Speakers: Paul Sayers (Sayers and Partners); stakeholder response from Mike Steel (Environment Agency)

Title: Simulating spatially coherent widespread flood events across the UK (see event listing for slides and webinar links)

10 February 2021

Speaker: Liz Sharp (University of Sheffield); stakeholder response from Lee Pitcher (Yorkshire Water)

Title: The feasibility of domestic raintanks contributing to urban flood resilience (see event listing for slides and webinar links)

27 January 2021

Speakers: Julien Harou (University of Manchester); stakeholder response from  Steve Moncaster (Water Resources East)

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

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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