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Latest issue, May 2013
New guidance on gaining organisational support for managing climate risks
Climate Ready commissioned The Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) to produce new guidance aimed at helping environmental managers engage with senior colleagues on extreme weather resilience and climate change adaptation.
The guidance provides advice on building a business case in order to gain buy-in and influence decision-making on preparing for a changing climate.
EU Adaptation Strategy launched
The European Commission has launched a strategy designed to help member states to better prepare for the impacts of a changing climate.
The strategy will boost the ability to respond to the impacts of climate change at local, regional, national and EU levels, and it will develop a coherent approach and improved coordination.
New resilience toolkit for services for older people
The Built Infrastructure for Older People's Care in Conditions of Climate Change (BIOPICCC) toolkit provides guidance on how to develop plans to make health and social care services for older people more resilient to the effects of extreme weather and a changing climate. The toolkit aims to assist local authorities, partner organisations, and neighbourhood and community groups.
Adaptation and growth in Local Enterprise Partnerships
The government is giving Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) responsibility for the delivery of a large part of the new round of European Structural and Investment Funds for 2014 to 2020.
As one of 11 thematic objectives of the programme, LEPs have been asked to embed adaptation within the development of their strategies. This will help ensure that measures that support both growth and adaptation are implemented through the programme, ensuring that investment, and therefore growth, is resilient to climate change.