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Adapting to Climate Change

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Adapting to Climate Change

Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Learn how to deal with climate change and its effects in your daily life at our event “Adapting to Climate Change”!

It’s very likely that many of us are already working to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases in order to prevent the planet from warming to more extreme temperatures. However the climate has already changed, and we are already more exposed to more intense and frequent flooding, more severe storm surges, more intense and prolonged heatwaves and longer periods of drought, than we were even 20 years ago. We need to adapt our behaviour, systems and ways of life to this changed climate, in addition to acting to stop the problem from getting worse. And happily, some actions that we can take to reduce our emissions can also help us to adapt to climate change.

This meeting of the IZCWG will explore climate adaptation. It will look at the key area of innovation in this space of nature finance. It will explore how climate change adaptation is being considered for major infrastructure, and we will hear how this issue is being addressed through regional policy.

Confirmed speakers:

Bethany Haskins – WMCA

Juliet Mian – ARUP

Mike Smith – Accelar

Details

Date:
Jul 24
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/adapting-to-climate-change-tickets-928382144987

Venue

Arup
One Centenary Way
Birmingham, England B3 3AY United Kingdom

Organiser

Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands
View Organiser Website