climate change risk management

CCRM is a specialist scientific consultancy originally developed at Oxford University. We are all scientists and academics working at the forefront of climate change science and policy.
We offer technical and scientific expertise focusing on the impacts of contemporary and future climate change. CCRM's role is to help businesses, governments and NGOs understand and plan for a changing world. 

 

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CCRM CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS

At CCRM we employ a tiered approach to decision making and climate risk assessment by offering the following services:

SCOPING STUDIES

IN-DEPTH ASSESSMENTS

DUE DILIGENCE ANALYSIS FOR THIRD PARTIES

TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR WRITING COMPANY REPORTS

A CLIMATE CHANGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR BUSINESS GROUPS

climate change

Climate change is the most important issue facing humanity in the twenty first century and it will change the way we all live and work in the future.

our services

We can provide a number of services to businesses, governments and NGO's. Including climate change risk assessments, climate modelling, flood risk analysis and much more...

The Team

Meet our team of scientists and academics who are all working at the forefront of climate change science and policy. 

Contact us

Climate change will affect us all, get in touch to find out how we can help you assess climate risks and how to adjust your strategies in light of the information.

News from Professor Mark Macklin
By Tessa Kingsley | October 10, 2017

Mark has recently had a paper published in the highly prestigious journal Water Resources Research: Reducing uncertainty with flood frequency analysis: the contribution of palaeo- and historical flood information. Together with his Australian colleagues, he examined rivers in subtropical Australia to reconstruct past flood events and this enables us to place current flooding into its…

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CCRM awarded ONR contract for the second time
By Tessa Kingsley | May 9, 2017

  CCRM has been asked to provide climate change support to ONR’s (Office for Nuclear Regulation) natural hazards expert panel for a further three years. Stephan Harrison will lead the work, and will be the principal point of contact, with support from Professors Mark Macklin, David Smith, Richard Washington and Matt Wilson, all of whom bring…

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Stephan Harrison’s research featured in Science
By Tessa Kingsley | March 13, 2017

Stephan Harrison’s research in Chile features in this month’s Science  journal.  The collaborative project to investigate the threat posed by glacial lake outburst floods caught the eye of journalist Jane Palmer, who joined the team last month in the remote Chileno Valley.  She was immediately struck by the utter devastation which can be caused by such floods.   You can…

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Patagonian glacier research
By admin | January 13, 2017

CCRM’s founder, Dr Stephan Harrison, is shortly off to Chile for his 15th research trip on Patagonian glaciers. Together with colleagues from the Universities of Aberystwyth (UK) and Austral (Chile) Stephan has received NERC and RCUK funding to carry out the first assessments of potentially hazardous glacial lakes. This is part of an ongoing research…

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Matt Wilson awarded
By admin | December 13, 2016

Congratulations to Matt Wilson who has been awarded a Professorship at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. Matt has worked as an Associate of CCRM for over 10 years, and will continue to produce flood risk models and analysis for CCRM projects. He takes up his new position as Professor of Spatial Information…

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carbon dioxide

Levels in the atmosphere are the highest for at least a million years

temperature

16 of the 17 warmest years on record occurred since 2000

sea levels

Global sea level has risen nearly 178mm in 100 years

land ice

Greenland ice loss doubled between 1996 and 2005

“The scientific evidence is now overwhelming: climate change presents very serious global risks, and it demands an urgent global response".

Sir Nicholas Stern

“We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today."

Baron Hague, former UK Conservative Party leader

“Climate change increasingly poses one of the biggest long-term threats to investments."

Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary to the UNFCCC

“The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it's all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it."

Mike Huckabee, US Republican Politician

"Climate change is ... one of the greatest moral challenges of our generation"

Barack Obama

“Sustainability is here to stay or we may not be"

Niall Fitzgerald, UK CEO, Unilever

“I believe the science is in. The debate is over and the time for action is now."

Arnold Schwarzenegger

“I think climate change is the major challenge facing the world."

David Attenborough