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. 

 

Helicopter dumping water on forest fire

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.

Chamoli disaster caused by massive avalanche
By Tessa Kingsley | October 4, 2021

Stephan Harrison joined forces with other high mountain experts to publish this important paper on catastrophic glacier hazards in the Himalayas.  The Himalaya region is increasingly being affected by these events. You can read the paper here

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Matt Wilson’s latest paper in Remote Sensing
By Tessa Kingsley | October 4, 2021
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Dave Stainforth publishes in Nature Communications
By Tessa Kingsley | September 16, 2020

Dave’s recent paper addresses new priorities in climate economics and the pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  You can read the paper here Almost all the United Nations 17 SDGs will be affected by climate change, although only one specifically addresses this issue.  Dave argues for a massive change of focus to achieve the necessary…

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Addressing the uncertainty in climate models in Southern Africa
By Tessa Kingsley | October 18, 2019

Richard Washington’s latest paper addresses the uncertainty in climate models by looking at model biases in projecting significant drought periods in Southern Africa.  Published in the Journal of Climate, a journal of the American Meteorological Society, this will be an important paper for climate adaptation planners in the region.

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CCRM Director Stephan Harrison awarded personal chair
By Tessa Kingsley | October 8, 2019

In recognition of a long and internationally respected career in climate science, Stephan Harrison has been awarded a personal chair by the University of Exeter.  Stephan is now Professor of Climate and Environmental Science and continues his work on climate change in high mountain systems, as well as advising governments, NGOs and businesses around the…

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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 over 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