Tag Archive for 'adapting to climate change'

Some harmful impacts of climate change are now inevitable so we need to prepare for adaptation

November 27th, 2012 by University of Southampton

Uncertainty about how much the climate is changing is not a reason to delay preparing for the harmful impacts of climate change said Professor Jim Hall of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford and colleagues at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, writing in Nature Climate Change. The costs of adapting […]

A one day conference for the social housing sector on ‘Adapting our homes to a changing climate’

February 17th, 2011 by Events

The one day conference organised by Sustainable Homes on 24 March 2011 will be at Assembly Hall, Church House, Westminster, London. Agenda highlights include: Policy updates on flooding, droughts and overheating from Government experts Presentations of future climate scenarios for the UK Case studies of successful risk response and mitigation measures within the housing sector […]

The UK’s Climate Impacts Programme podcasts available on YouTube

November 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Podcast 1 – An introduction to the UK Climate Impacts Programme and adapting to our changing climate Podcast 2 -An introduction to climate science and adapting to climate change Podcast 3 – Adapting to our changing climate – The UKCIP Adaptation Wizard Podcast 4 – Adapting to our changing climate – The business perspective Podcast […]

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) reports on why climate matters for business

September 18th, 2010 by Confederation of British Industry

The CBI‘s report on adaptation recognises that our infrastructure is not ready for the radical changes ahead to Britain’s climate and call for the Government to make its environmental data more easily available to help businesses prepare for the risks of climate change. To find out more about the CBI’s work on climate change visit […]