1.  UK could face harsher and more frequent winter storms   Carbon Brief reports on a new study, which finds that the UK could face harsher and more frequent winter storms if global emissions aren’t curbed. The research uses modelling to investigate how rising global temperatures could change the movements of mid-latitude storms by the end […]

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The Environment Agency is proposing to change the way they charge for various permits.  This could result in significantly increased charges for river restoration projects, including those helping to achieve WFD objectives. A consultation process is currently underway and we would encourage all catchment partnerships to respond.  The consultation and all supporting documents can be found […]

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‘The Environment Agency has published data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk. Working with natural processes to reduce flood risk is not a new concept but this is the first time that all the evidence has been brought together, with the intention of enabling more uptake. […]

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