EVs to tackle flooding

The Environment Agency has deployed EVs to protect properties in Hebden Bridge from flooding

Are humans to blame for last month’s devastating floods?

A new scientific report analyses how much human-induced climate change impacted the extreme flooding witnessed across Western Europe in July 2021

New £5m satellite data centre steps up fight against climate change

The project is seeking 50 ‘outstanding candidates’ from environmental science, maths, physics, engineering and computer science disciplines to undertake a PhD in the innovation centre

Governments ‘must prepare for sea level rise of three metres by 2100’

A new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns sea level rises by the end of the century are likely to be significantly greater than previously estimated

Environment Agency issues raft of flood warnings and alerts for the UK

The move follows heavy rain this weekend causing rivers across the country to come close to overflowing their banks

Could climate change cause regular floods on the London Underground?

London Assembly Member Caroline Russell says it’s Morden likely…

Government launches £2m fund to restore flood-affected farmland

Farmers can apply for grants between £500 and £25,000 to cover repair costs through the Farming Recovery Fund

SSEN splashes £4.5m to protect island community’s power from floods

The money will be used to elevate the village of Osney Island’s substation above the high-water level

Flooding in Bangladesh
Climate change threatens a third of Bangladeshi children

A new UN report warns 19 million children are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters

NIC seeks views on future of infrastructure resilience

The consultation is open until 1st April 2019