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Civil Society

It is important to acknowledge the contributions that communities, businesses and individuals are carrying out as a vital part of the collaborative climate change resilience effort.

This section outlines the projects that civil society stakeholders in NI have planned as part of their climate change adaptation actions carried out over the lifetime of this programme.

  • Academic Sector,
  • Community and voluntary organisations, and
  • Private Sector

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Academic

The links below list the academic sector projects and their actions and objectives that contribute to the NI Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019–24.

NC1.1: Maritime, Ocean Sector and Ecosystem Sustainability (MOSES)

NC1.2: Mitigating Animal Health Impacts of Climatic Variation

NC1.3: SALine INtrusion in coastal Aquifers: Hydrodynamic Assessment and Prediction of Dynamic Response (SALINA)

NC1.4 & NC3.1: Towards Quantification of Blanket Bog Ecosystem Services to Water (QUBBES)

NC2.1: UrbanARK: Assessment, Risk Management, & Knowledge for Coastal Flood Risk Management in Urban Areas

NC3.2: Weathering Below Blanket Bogs

IF1.1: Investigate the impact of flooding on the stability of small single and multi–span masonry arch bridges

P1.1: Impact of 20mph Speed Limits on health (including modelling of climatic changes)

Community & Voluntary

The links below list the Community & Voluntary sector projects and their actions and objectives that contribute to the NI Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019–24.

NC1.5 & NC3.3: Ancient Woodland Restoration and New Woodland Creation

NC1.6 & NC3.4: Co–operation Across Borders for Biodiversity (CABB)

NC1.7 & NC3.5: Collaborative Action for Natura Network (CANN)

NC1.8 & NC2.2: Living Seas Work including Sea Deep

NC1.9: NI Marine Task Force (NIMTF)

NC1.10 & NC2.3: Shifting Shores – Playing our Part on the Coast

P1.2: Health and Wellbeing Network Information Platform

Private Sector

The links below list the Private sector projects and their actions and objectives that contribute to the NI Climate Change Adaptation Programme 2019–24.

NC2.4 & IF.3: Business Continuity Planning

IF1.2 & P1.3: Belfast City Airport: Safety and Emergency Planning

IF1.4: Smart Port Initiative

B1.1 Business Resilience Toolkit for Dairy Farmers

I1.1 Improving the Safety and Security of the Food Chain NI

Supporting and collaborating with government

NC1: Woodland Trust’s Contribution to the Environmental Farming Scheme

NC2: Professor Derek Jackson, Ulster University’s Contribution to Marine Protected Area Management and Monitoring (MarPAMM)

NC3: Belfast Hills Partnership’s Contribution to Belfast Hills Wildfires Project

A number of case studies are available which illustrate the outcomes of the efforts made by civil society to increase resilience to the impacts of climate change across NI. To explore these further see case study section.

The NI Climate Change Adaptation Programme will include a review in 2021. If you have any actions than you would like to be included at this stage please complete the expression of interest form.

If you would like to find out more information please contact us:

Climate Northern Ireland (CNI)
89 Loopland Drive
Belfast
BT6 9DW
+44 (0)28 9046 9634
info@climatenorthernireland.org.uk

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