Adaptation in practice events series

To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we’re hosting a series of talks and seminars to explore adaptation in practice.

Adaptation risk ownership

12:30–13:30 13 June 2017

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.

Beckit Room, School of Geography & the Environment, OX1 3QY

Free to attend, no registration required

Developing a heatwave adaptation index

13:00–14:00 21 June 2017

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.

Beckit Room, School of Geography & the Environment, OX1 3QY

Free to attend, no registration required