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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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Introducing socio-economic scenarios

Introducing socio-economic scenarios

Socio-economic scenarios as a tool to explore the future are being developed by the UK-SSPs project for the SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme. The project is commissioned by the Met Office and is carried out by Cambridge...

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Seeking water resource resilience at national, regional and landscape scales in England and Wales (Webinar)

Seeking water resource resilience at national, regional and landscape scales in England and Wales (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Webinars 2021 Date: 27 January 2021 Speakers:  Julien Harou (University of Manchester); stakeholder respondent Steve Moncaster (Water Resources East) Chair: Suraje Dessai (UKCR Co-Champion) See links to a video of the webinar...

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New Met Office funding awards for UKCR

New Met Office funding awards for UKCR

Two new projects have been announced by the Met Office following open funding calls for the UK Climate Resilience programme in May 2019. The Climate services standards monitoring and valuing contract was awarded to JBA...

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UK-SSPs: socioeconomic trajectories for climate resilience research (webinar)

UK-SSPs: socioeconomic trajectories for climate resilience research (webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Webinars 2021 Date: 13 January 2021 Speaker:  Jon Stenning (Cambridge Econometrics);  stakeholder response from Paul Sayers  (Sayers & Partners) See links to videos of webinar and presenter slides below Abstract At the...

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Smart systems approaches for climate resilient livestock production (Webinar)

Smart systems approaches for climate resilient livestock production (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme Webinar Series Date: 2 December 2020, 12.00-13.00 Speaker: Professor Lisa Collins (University of Leeds), with a stakeholder response from Karro Food Group Ltd Chair: Dr Kate Lonsdale (co-Champion, UKCR) Abstract In...

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Urban climate change and climate services (Webinar)

Urban climate change and climate services (Webinar)

UK Climate Resilience Programme webinar series 16 December 2020, 12.00-13.00 Speakers: Claire Scannell and Lizzie Kendon (Met Office) Chair: Jason Lowe See below for links to presentation slides and webinar recordings  Abstract Cities are complex...

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