A Report from the event has now been published:
The presentations are available below:
- To raise the profile of the need for collaborative climate change adaptation working in Dorset
- To engage stakeholders in developing collaborative working on climate change adaptation
9.00 Registration, refreshments and networking
Session 1: The impacts and risks of climate change
9.30 Welcome and Introduction – Luke Rake (Dorset LEP) & Simon Cripps (Dorset LNP)
9.50 The UK Climate Projections 2018 Scenarios: Introduction and Overview – Antony Littlechild (Dorset Council) – excludes film
10.10 Committee on Climate Change: UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017 Evidence Report – Maria Clarke (Dorset LNP)
10.30 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: Resilience Frontiers – An international perspective to adaptation – Chris Skelly (Public Health Dorset)
Session 2: Adaptation in Dorset past, present and future
10.50 Summary of previous/current climate change adaptation work within Dorset – Rebecca Landman (BCP Council)
11.20 Dorset case studies
- Wild Purbeck – Tom Munro (Dorset AONB)
- Highway Assets: Managing and Adapting for Climate Change (Anthony Kirby, BCP Council)
- BU Marineff project: Vertipools – Jess Bone (Bournemouth University)
11.45 Q&A – Chaired by Simon Cripps
12.00 Interactive workshop session (write of this session to be added)
Q1: What are the key risks relevant to the topic area and what impacts/opportunities could we expect?
Q2: What do we need to do, who needs to be involved and are there any existing groups/forums/structures which could be utilised or is a new working group required?
Q3: Is there interest in working collaboratively to develop a joint adaptation framework, and if so, how does this group prefer to communicate?
12.45 Workshop feedback
12.55 Sum up and next steps – Luke Rake
We would welcome feedback from the event to help us develop a climate change adaptation framework forward. Please complete the feedback form here.
The call for evidence is open until 31 July – submit details here.
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