European Climate Change Adaptation Conference

"The biennial European Climate Change Adaptation conference is convened by projects that have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Framework Programme." - ECCA 2019 Website

Ecca 2017 was based in Glasgow and the third European Climate Change Adaptation Conference. "Aimed at encouraging business engagement, the third European Climate Change Adaptation Conference takes place in Glasgow in June. The IEA, which leads the SECTEUR Copernicus contract, will be continuing our successful role in speaking directly to businesses and industries that use climate data." - ECCA 2017 statement - ECCA 2017 Website

Dr Alison Cooke and her son Tom Hands attended ECCA 2017 in Glasgow, with an aim to take video interviews with delegates and speakers at the conference.

Some of these video interviews are listed below with links to Youtube:

  • Interview with Duncan Booker
  • Interview with Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge
  • Interview with Dr Paula Harrison
  • These interviews by Dr Cooke covered topics surrounding the conference, asking questions about how engineers would fit in with the future needs for change, whether they would play a pivotal role in creating and implementing the climate change solutions and how climate change is affecting industries like fish stocks.