Current projects

Food Security and Climate Change

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The 2017 UK Climate Change Risk Assessment evidence report identified risks to food security as a top priority for the UK—in terms of resilience of supply chains, food price spikes and volatility, and food safety. In partnership with the London Food Board, LCCP organized a roundtable discussion to explore the issue in greater depth, understand how it might affect … … Read more

Climate Just

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As part of Climate UK, we are working with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) to develop a new online resource for practitioners in England on issues of social disadvantage and climate change. … Read more

Heat Risk in London

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LCCP runs a Heat Risk in London group, which acts as a hub for knowledge exchange between organisations working on the various aspects of planning for heatwaves and responding to longer term overheating risk. … Read more

Commercial Property Resilience

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With more adverse weather events affecting London, we need to ensure the city’s infrastructure, buildings and services are resilient enough in order to manage extreme situations that may be beyond our current capacity to cope. … Read more

Adaptation Economy

Lead Partner: Greater London Authority

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The Greater London Authority and London Climate Change Partnership have recently commissioned a study of London’s Adaptation Economy. The analysis will estimate the value of economic activities that can be defined as increasing London’s resilience to the impacts of extreme weather events and climate change. … Read more

Observing London

Lead partners: The Met Office, Greater London Authority, Reading University and Lloyds of London

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Observing London builds upon LCCP’s report published in 17 July 2013 and its main recommendation: that a London Climate Data Portal should be built. Currently there is a large amount of weather data (of enormous value to a range of sectors) collected in London however despite its value it is not accessible or even available in some cases. LCCP is working to unlock this important information and create a wealth of benefits. … Read more

Retrofitting London

Lead Partners: Sustainable Homes, Greater London Authority, Thames Water & Environment Agency

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The amount and scale of retrofit projects being carried out in the capital presents an opportunity to ensure London’s buildings and residents are resilient to extreme weather and climate change. Understanding how climate change will impact our homes, identifying priority risks and acting on them now can save landlords, residents and local services time, money and disruption. … Read more

Health and Social Care Programme

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LCCP has been working with the health professionals and organisations since 2010 to identify the risks and opportunities they face from climate change, and help them adapt accordingly. … Read more

Resilient Businesses

Lead Partners: LSx, Greater London Authority

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Resilient Business looks at how business communities and individual businesses can use adaptation measures to improve their resilience to extreme weather and climate change, as well as identify opportunities for growth. … Read more

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