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Brighton Rock Lecture 2019

Assessing climate risks and creating climate resilient coastal communities

Thursday, 16 May 2019 at 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Sallis Benney theatre, 58-66 Grand Parade, Brighton,BN2 0JY
RTPI South East

The Brighton Rock Lecture is back, this year Dr Andrew Russell of the Committee on Climate Change will talk on the topic of  "Assessing climate risks and creating climate resilient coastal communities"

Dr Andrew Russell is Senior Science and Policy Analyst at the Committee on Climate Change. He analyses flooding and coastal change and was the lead author for the Committee's report on Managing the Coast in a Changing Climate. He has previously been a university lecturer, associate editor of a scientific journal and a science communicator. The Committee on Climate Change (the CCC) is an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008. Its purpose is to advise the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on emissions targets and report to Parliament on progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for climate change

The lecture will explain the work of the Committee on Climate Change, particularly its Climate Change Risk Assessment and reports on the long-term challenges of managing England’s coastline and whether the UK's housing is fit for the future. The lecture will be followed by a Q+A session and a chance to network with professionals, researchers and students.

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