CCC warns MPs over lack of data on UK critical infrastructure assets at risk of flooding  The Environmental Audit Committee held a one off session on climate change adaptation in light of the recent publication of the Government’s Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017. This assessment draws primarily on the independent Evidence Report commissioned from the CCC’s Adaptation […]

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Two data sets now more readily available Climate, Hydrological and Ecological Support System (CHESS) meteorological data now available WSKEP: ‘Long-term records of daily weather variables over the UK since 1962 have been re-processed to produce a 1km gridded meteorological and land state dataset for Great Britain, now publicly available through CEH’s Environmental Information Platform. The dataset, called […]

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New research from the New Climate Economy finds that investing in public and low emission transport, building efficiency, and waste management in cities could generate savings with a current value of US$17 trillion by 2050. These low-carbon investments could also reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 3.7 Gt CO2e per year by 2030, more than the current annual […]

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