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iWIDGET… helping kick start water efficiencies

Posted: 11-Mar-2013

Press release - iWIDGET is a €5 million European Commission project aimed at improved water efficiencies through the use of novel information communication technologies (ICT) for integrated supply-demand side management. iWIDGET stands for “Improved Water efficiency through ICT technologies for integrated supply-Demand side manaGEmenT”. Continue reading ›

The UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2012 - The first of its kind and why it has a legacy beyond the UK

Posted: 02-Aug-2012

Now that the dust has settled since the publication of the UK’s Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA), we are starting to reflect on the true value of this work and where we should go from here, bearing in mind that this assessment was just the first in an open-ended cycle of assessments to be completed every five years.  Continue reading ›

Climate Change Risk Assessment wins Climate Week award

Posted: 13-Mar-2012

Press release HR Wallingford is pleased to announce that the UK’s first Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) project, funded by Defra and the Devolved Governments, has won the Climate Week Award for ‘Best Initiative by a Government or Statutory Body’. At the awards ceremony at Lancaster House on 12 March 2012, Dominic Rowland (Defra), Ian Townend and Helen Udale-Clarke (HR Wallingford) and Paula Orr (Collingwood Environmental Planning) accepted the award on behalf of the client and the consortium team led by HR Wallingford.  Continue reading ›

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA)

Posted: 26-Jan-2012

Press release International research and consultancy organisation, HR Wallingford, led a consortium of specialists to deliver an independent report to the UK Government today detailing the potential risks to the UK from climate change. The Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) report was laid before Parliament by the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman. It presents, for the first time, a comparison of a wide range of climate change risks based on their economic, social and environmental implications.  Continue reading ›

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