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European Climate Change Adaptation Conference

European Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Registration is now open for the 5th European Climate Change Adaptation conference (ECCA 2021) on 22 June. The high-level event, hosted by the European Commission, will take place back to back with the annual European...

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Met Office hackathon presents climate data challenge

Met Office hackathon presents climate data challenge

A Met Office hackathon has produced a wide range of innovative ideas for ways to bring together data and other information to improve the UK’s resilience to a changing climate. Virtual 3-D visualisations, storytelling, interactive...

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Increases to agricultural hazards over the next 50 years

Increases to agricultural hazards over the next 50 years

Future climate change is likely to have a serious impact on two of the UK’s agricultural staples, dairy farming and potato growing, according to a recent paper published by Met Office scientists. The authors found...

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Overheating in care homes

Overheating in care homes

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series 2021 Date: 24 March, 12-1pm GMT Speakers: Mike Davies (UCL); stakeholder response from April Cole (Care Quality Commission) Chair:  Kate Lonsdale See links to a video of the webinar and...

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Workshop: UK climate and socio-economic scenario data products

Workshop: UK climate and socio-economic scenario data products

29 April 2021, 10.00am-12.00 (online event) The UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology will be hosting an online workshop to describe and make accessible a new set climate and socio-economic scenario datasets and products for the UK,...

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Met Office Climate Data Challenge

Met Office Climate Data Challenge

Date: 16 and 17 March 2021 Register for the hackathon The Met Office and partners are hosting a virtual hackathon aimed at finding new ways to use data to help towards tackling climate change challenges and...

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Urban Climate Services pilot helps fill evidence gap on heat

Urban Climate Services pilot helps fill evidence gap on heat

Urban fact sheets produced by the Met Office in the form of “city packs” have been hailed as “a brilliant opportunity to bridge the gap between climate science and practitioners”. Lucy Vilarkin, Bristol City Council’s...

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UKCR newsletter published

UKCR newsletter published

Issue 5 of the UK Climate Resilience Programme quarterly newsletter is out! In this issue: Conference report: Is the UK on track to adapt to climate change? 2021 webinars focus on flooding – and overheating...

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The feasibility of domestic raintanks contributing to urban flood resilience (Webinar)

The feasibility of domestic raintanks contributing to urban flood resilience (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series 2021 Date: 10 February Speakers: Liz Sharp (University of Sheffield), Christine Sefton, Ruth Quinn and Virginia Stovin; stakeholder response from Lee Pitcher (Yorkshire Water) Chair:  Kate Lonsdale (Co-Champion, UKCR)...

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Simulating spatially coherent widespread flood events across the UK (Webinar)

Simulating spatially coherent widespread flood events across the UK (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series 2021 24 February 2021 Speakers: Paul Sayers (Sayers and Partners); stakeholder response from Mike Steel (Environment Agency) Chair: Suraje Dessai See links to a video of the webinar and slides...

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

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

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series 2021 Date: 10 March 2021, 12-1pm GMT Speakers: Harriet Orr and Alex Cutler (Environment Agency) Chair: Jason Lowe See links to a video of the webinar and slides below Abstract...

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