A two-year UKCR project has been developing standards for climate services and ways to value and monitor climate services. ‘Climate Services, Standards and Value‘, led by JBA Consulting and including specialists from Climate Sense and...
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.
News & Events
Last updated November 2022
Here are the latest news articles and events from the UK Climate Resilience Programme.
Recommendations for the UK National Framework for Climate Services (NFCS) have been published by the UK Climate Resilience Programme. The report is the culmination of 18 months of work engaging with over 80 individuals from...
The SPF UK Climate Resilience Programme hosted its Showcase event at the University of Hull in collaboration with the Met Office and UKRI on 10-11 October 2022. The event brought together leading practitioners and researchers...
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