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Launch of the first Embedded Researcher projects

Launch of the first Embedded Researcher projects

The UK Climate Resilience Programme is pleased to announce the commencement of the first set of Embedded Researcher projects. Following a call earlier in the year for researchers to apply for opportunities in non-academic host...

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Forecasting risk of environmental exacerbation of dissolved organic matter – building climate change resilience (Webinar)

Forecasting risk of environmental exacerbation of dissolved organic matter – building climate change resilience (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series 4 November 2020, 12.00-13.00 Speakers: Don Monteith (UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) and Fraser Leith (Scottish Water) Chair: Suraje Dessai See links below for slides and webinar recording Abstract...

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Characterising and adapting to climate risks in the UK wine sector (Webinar)

Characterising and adapting to climate risks in the UK wine sector (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series 21 October 2020, 12.00-13.00 Speakers: Declan Conway (Grantham Research Institute, LSE) with Dr Alistair Nesbitt (Vinescapes), Dr Kate Gannon (GRI), Prof Steve Dorling (University of East Anglia) Chair: Suraje...

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Understanding heat related mortality (Webinar)

Understanding heat related mortality (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series 7 October 2020, 12.00-13.00 Speakers: Andrew Charlton-Perez (University of Reading)/Mark Harrison (Met Office) Chair: Jason Lowe Abstract As climate changes, the risks to human health posed by extremes of...

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Webinar: Engaging the public on climate risk and adaptation: Public perceptions in the context of COVID

Webinar: Engaging the public on climate risk and adaptation: Public perceptions in the context of COVID

Thursday 8 October, 10.00-11.30 BST Register for the webinar Adaptation Scotland are co-hosting a webinar with Climate Outreach and researchers from Cardiff University’s ‘Understanding Risk’ team on ‘Engaging the public on climate risk and adaptation...

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Statistical analysis and attribution of impact relevant climate extremes (Webinar)

Statistical analysis and attribution of impact relevant climate extremes (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series 23 September 2020 Speakers: Simon Brown / Daniel Cotterill (Met Office), stakeholder response by Tom Butcher (Met Office business group) Chair: Suraje Dessai Past – see link to recording...

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Understanding UK perceptions of climate risk and resilience (Webinar)

Understanding UK perceptions of climate risk and resilience (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series 9 September 2020, 12.00-13.00 Speakers: Prof Nick Pidgeon with Christina Demski (both Cardiff University) with stakeholder response by Frances Pimenta, Head of Climate Adaptation Policy, Defra Chair: Kate Lonsdale...

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Stormy weather and estuary flooding projects funded in climate hazard call

Stormy weather and estuary flooding projects funded in climate hazard call

Projects researching climate hazards in the UK have been awarded a total of £700,000 by the SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme.   The Present and Future Climate Hazard call, offered through UKRI (NERC), will develop and evaluate new methods and techniques to characterise current and future...

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Funding opportunity: High impact storylines and scenarios for risk assessment and planning

Funding opportunity: High impact storylines and scenarios for risk assessment and planning

A new funding opportunity has been announced by the SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme, through the Met Office tendering on behalf of the Dept of BEIS. Expressions of interest from UK researchers are being sought...

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New projects seek to understand and learn from living with climate uncertainty

New projects seek to understand and learn from living with climate uncertainty

Three UK projects exploring how societies have understood and adapted to climate change in the past – and how we can learn from them to become more resilient to the impacts of future climate change...

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UKCR Summer Newsletter published

UKCR Summer Newsletter published

The UK Climate Resilience Programme Summer Newsletter is out! In this edition: UKCR webinar series – dates added to 2021 Project spotlight: Development and provision of UK socioeconomic scenarios (UK-SSPs) Results from ten initial UKCR...

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