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Road to COP26 climate resilience events

Road to COP26 climate resilience events

An archive of events relating to climate resilience in the lead up to COP26 in November is available below. See UK Climate Resilience Programme at COP26 for our news story about climate resilience events connected to...

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Coastal Defender (Webinar)

Coastal Defender (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series 2021 Date: 29 September, 12.00pm (BST) Speaker: Rachel Perks (Met Office) Chair: Jason Lowe (Met Office) Abstract Sea level rise is going to have significant consequences for coastal communities...

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Climate Change Committee to hold webinars on UK Climate Change Risk Assessment

Climate Change Committee to hold webinars on UK Climate Change Risk Assessment

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...

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UKCR authors contribute to IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report

UKCR authors contribute to IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report

The report of Working Group I (physical science basis) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) will be published at a press conference on 9 August 2021, following approval plenaries...

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Climate adaptation on future changes to UK rainfall intensities

Climate adaptation on future changes to UK rainfall intensities

Climate experts involved in the UK Climate Resilience Programme have published guidance to help water and sewerage companies and flood risk management authorities to prepare for future increases in rainfall intensities from global warming. Published...

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Erosion hazards and economic damage to critical infrastructure in river catchments: Impact of a warming climate

Erosion hazards and economic damage to critical infrastructure in river catchments: Impact of a warming climate

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series 2021 Date: 21 July, 12-1pm BST Speaker: Dr James Cooper (University of Liverpool) Chair: TBC See links to a video of the webinar and slides below Abstract Climate change is...

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Climate change shifting UK’s high-impact weather

Climate change shifting UK’s high-impact weather

A new study has examined how high-impact weather in the UK, such as extremely hot days, heavy rainfall and very cold conditions, could be affected at different levels of global warming. The study, published in the...

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UKCR academics contribute to Third Climate Change Risk Assessment

UKCR academics contribute to Third Climate Change Risk Assessment

Academics involved in the SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme (UKCR) have contributed to the Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk for the third Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3). The independent report, led by the Climate...

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Pioneering study develops shared socioeconomic pathways (SSPs) to equip research on UK climate resilience

Pioneering study develops shared socioeconomic pathways (SSPs) to equip research on UK climate resilience

Commissioned by the Met Office and funded by the UK Climate Resilience Programme, this pioneering interdisciplinary research developed a set of UK-SSPs (Shared Socioeconomic Pathways) that are consistent with the global SSPs, and provides a series...

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UK’s Third Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3)

UK’s Third Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3)

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series 2021 Date: 30 June, 12-1pm BST Speakers: Professor Richard Betts (University of Exeter and Met Office) and Kathryn Brown (UK Climate Change Committee) Chair: Suraje Dessai (UKCR) See links...

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UK struggling to keep pace with climate change impacts

UK struggling to keep pace with climate change impacts

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...

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