Tag Archives: climate change

UK Energy in Numbers

An infographic from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) provides an at-a-glance overview of current trends in the UK energy system. Published in the summer 2016 edition of the ESRC’s magazine, ‘Society Now‘, statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (now part of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) provide an insight into the challenge faced

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Place Matters When Improving Resilience to Flooding

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Research by a team of geographers at the University of Exeter, published this summer and launched at the RGS-IBG, shows that understanding the significance of place to communities and individuals is important when considering how to adapt to the risks of flooding and build resilience to future flood events. The attachment felt by people to places can lead to a desire to maintain particular

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Resilience to climate change: policy context

In advance of the 21st Century Challenges: Policy Forum, ‘Resilience to climate change: who pays (and who benefits)?’ on 17 November, the RGS-IBG Policy Team has pulled together brief background information to set the context for the event. It’s not too late to register to attend: please contact the Policy Team by Friday 13 November to reserve your space at the panel

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Chair and Speakers Confirmed for ‘Resilience’ event on 17 November

Alex Nickson, Strategy Manager for Climate Change Adaptation at the Greater London Authority, will chair the 21st Century Challenges: Policy Forum seminar and panel discussion at the RGS-IBG on the topic of ‘Resilience to Climate Change: Who Pays (and Who Benefits)?’ on 17 November. Confirmed speakers are: Daniel Johns, Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change; Clare Twigger-Ross, Collingwood Environmental

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Resilience to Climate Change: Who Pays (and Who Benefits)?

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A knowledge-exchange event at the RGS-IBG in London on 17th November will explore the question of ‘who pays?’ to deliver adaptation to climate change in the UK, and with this, community resilience. Coming a week before the Spending Review, which will be announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 25th November, this event will consider not only who should pay

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