Publications

Retrofitting London – Guidance for social housing projects

Retrofitting London – Guidance for social housing projects

16 February 2014

Retrofit guide

These factsheets build upon our work in the field, providing guidance to busy housing professionals about the importance of integrating adaptation features within all retrofit projects. … Read publication

Observing London: Weather data needed for London to thrive

Observing London: Weather data needed for London to thrive

17 July 2013

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Weather observations are among the most important data required for a city to function. London has a surprising amount of weather data – about 260 stations that measure some aspect of London’s atmosphere, including rainfall, temperature and air quality.
Observing London highlights that more comprehensive and accessible data will helps us to better understand and adapt to current and future conditions – ensuring the capital is a resilient and thriving city. … Read publication

Your social housing in a changing climate

Your social housing in a changing climate

12 February 2013

Picture: Spencer Griffiths

London is already impacted by events such as floods, heatwaves and droughts, and as our climate changes we expect to see an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. Those vulnerable people living in social housing are likely to feel the effects the most and so it rests with social landlords to … … Read publication

Linking environment and health

Linking environment and health

26 November 2012

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Linking Environment and Health is a resource for policy-makers which addresses the connection between health and well-being, population health and environmental change. The guidance identifies the strategic challenges involved and outlines what practical steps can be taken to increase the health and resilience of London’s communities. … Read publication

Green benefits in Victoria Business Improvement District

Green benefits in Victoria Business Improvement District

1 August 2012

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The report presents a quantitative assessment of the air pollution, amenity, carbon storage and sequestration benefits of trees as well as the storm water and surface temperature benefits of existing green infrastructure in the Victoria BID. Trees in particular can provide a wide range of benefits such as storing carbon, reducing the urban heat island effect and improving air quality. … Read publication

Overheating Thresholds Report

Overheating Thresholds Report

8 June 2012

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This report summarises the findings of a small qualitative research project which has identified some key hot weather related thresholds relevant to London and its urban systems. … Read publication

Climate change risk assessment for London

Climate change risk assessment for London

26 January 2012

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This document is an initial interpretation of how the CCRA identifies the opportunities and risks for London. … Read publication

London’s changing climate: In sickness and in health

London’s changing climate: In sickness and in health

17 March 2011

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The London Climate Change Partnership has produced this document (March 2011) as a tool to aid health and social care commissioners and providers as they begin to design and shape their services in the new delivery landscape. … Read publication

Adapting to climate change: Creating natural resilience

Adapting to climate change: Creating natural resilience

17 October 2009

creating natural resilience

This document sets out actions needed to ensure impacts on biodiversity from climate change are minimised and opportunities are maximised. … Read publication

Wild weather warning: a London climate impacts profile

Wild weather warning: a London climate impacts profile

1 October 2009

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The London Climate Impacts Profile is an LCLIP for London and reviews the ways in which weather has impacted service provision in London over the last 10 years. An LCLIP is not a risk assessment but a simple tool to enable engagement and communication about climate change adaptation. … Read publication

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