Climate Change - Adaptation, Resilience & Risk


Date: Tuesday 2 June 2015
Venue: UCL, Cruciform Building
Time: 5pm – 7pm (followed by a drinks reception)

This public debate will address the challenges of delivering climate change adaptation measures in France and the UK, with a key-note lecture by the Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of the city’s climate plan, Célia Blauel.

A panel of senior figures in the UK and French climate change fields will debate the implications of the two countries’ climate change adaptation plans, drawing on insights resulting from a series of workshops due to take place earlier that day on the subject.

The debate will be moderated by the BBC’s Energy and Environment Analyst, Roger Harrabin.

Please register here if you wish to attend this event.


Célia Blauel, Deputy Mayor, City of Paris - Environment, Sustainable Development, Water, Climate Plan portfolio

Professor Nicolas Beriot, Secretary General, French National Observatory on the Effects of Global Warming, Ministry of Ecology, Paris

Professor Mike Davies, Professor of Building Physics and Environment, UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment

Professor Lord John Krebs FRS, Principal, Jesus College, Oxford; Chair, UK Adaptation subcommittee

Alex Nickson, Strategy Manager for Climate Change Adaptation and Water, Greater London Authority

Professor Hervé le Treut, Senior Researcher, French National Centre for Scientific Research, Dynamic Meteorology Laboratory; Professor, Sciences Po

Tim Reeder, Regional Climate Change Programme Manager, Thames Region, UK Environment Agency

Published on 08/06/2015

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