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...
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 to a video of the webinar and slides below
The Climate Change Committee has just published its Independent Assessment of Climate Risk to underpin the next UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3). The Assessment has been produced by a team of over 450 expert authors and reviewers, and has been published on its own dedicated website, www.ukclimaterisk.org. The University of Exeter led a consortium to produce the 1,500 page Technical Report, in partnership with the Met Office, which was published alongside the CCC’s Advice Report to Government. The Assessment considers the risks and opportunities from climate change to the UK up to 2100, and assesses the urgency of further action in the next five years.
Professor Richard Betts MBE is Chair in Climate Impacts at the University of Exeter Global Systems Institute and Head of Climate Impacts Research at the Met Office Hadley Centre. He has published over 100 papers and is a lead author on the IPCC 6th Assessment Report. He is leading the writing of the CCRA3 Technical Report.
Kathryn Brown is Head of Adaptation at the Climate Change Committee, the Government’s independent adviser on climate change. She directed the production of the Risk Assessment and was the lead author for the Advice Report. She manages the secretariat to the Adaptation Committee.
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Last updated July 2021
Here are the latest news articles and events from the UK Climate Resilience Programme.
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