UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP)

The UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) helps organisations to adapt to inevitable climate change. The impact of past greenhouse gas emissions will influence our climate for decades, so alongside efforts to reduce emissions, we need to prepare for the climate change that we cannot avoid.

Our resources will help you to understand what the future climate might bring, what impact it could have and provide methodologies to help you to prepare. You can also learn from the experience of others through adaptation case studies from across the UK.

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Assessing adaptation knowledge in Europe: vulnerability to climate change

This project is a knowledge assessment study designed to synthesise the frameworks, processes and methods being used to assess vulnerability in Europe.

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UK flood research resource

This resource is designed to support business, and those working with business, to identify research to support their projects and decision-making in preparing for and responding to flood events.

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Learning from failures in communication

This article captures the key findings from a workshop at ECCA 2017 that aimed to have open discussions around experiences with adaptation communication to share and learn from what hasn’t worked.

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Potential applications of subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) predictions

This article shares the first comprehensive review of sectoral applications of S2S predictions, highlighting the opportunities and challenges facing their uptake.

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M&E to enhance adaptation and reduce disaster risk

This PLACARD webinar examined some of the lessons learned from M&E emerging from CCA and DRR evaluation processes, and how we can ensure that learning can inform both practices.

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Exploring the potential of ecosystem-based approaches

A policy brief to highlight the complex nature of environmental challenges and make recommendations for integrating ecosystem-based approaches within CCA and DRR science, policy and practice.

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