Going Under: 200,000 homes and businesses at risk of rising sea levels

Nearly 200,000 English properties are at risk of being abandoned by the 2050s due to climate change-induced sea level rise, according to a major new study published today. Average sea levels around England are expected to be around 35cm higher by 2050 than their historical level and will continue to rise as increasing global temperatures … Read more

‘Climate change is happening now’: Roadmap sets out Environment Agency’s new flood risk plan

The growing threat of flooding from rivers, the sea, and surface water is the focus of a new roadmap launched by The Environment Agency (EA) yesterday, setting out practical actions to be taken over the next four years to tackle escalating flood-related risks . The Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy Roadmap builds … Read more