To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we’re hosting a series of talks and seminars to explore adaptation in practice.
Developing a heatwave adaptation index
Prof Pierre Valois, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Could a simple index of indicators help to identify individuals who struggle to adapt in a heatwave?
Pierre is director of the Québec Observatory of Adaptation to Climate Change. His research deals with the concepts of individual and organisational climate change adaptation.
Adaptation risk ownership
Celeste Young, Collaborative Research Fellow, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Making natural disasters everyone’s business – do we need a rethink of how we as a society view, interact with, and understand risk?
Celeste is a sustainability and climate change professional with a particular interest in innovation and the use of creative and business processes.
Climate justice in the UK
Katharine Knox, Policy & research manager, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
What are the social justice issues arising from climate change, and the policy and practice responses to it?
Katharine led JRF’s work on climate change, social justice and community resilience as well as contributing to work on housing, regeneration, community assets and public spaces.