50 years of data from hydrometric stations covering all European countries were assessed in this major study to analyze the timing of flood events. A closer look at the shift in the timing of floods pointed to climate change as the main factor. Later winter storms, heavier summer rains and earlier snowmelts are all evidence […]

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The report was commissioned by the Adaptation Sub Committee of the government’s Committee on Climate Change for its second progress report on the National Adaptation Programme. The report reviewed a sample of major recent flood defence schemes to understand how they have contributed towards the long-term management of residual flood risk in the context of […]

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Britain’s seabird colonies face catastrophe as warming waters disrupt their food supply “For reasons that are not entirely clear – though they are almost certainly concerned with climate change. Our seabird colonies, especially those in northern Scotland, are withering away. At the same time, the government has displayed a complete dereliction of duty in failing […]

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