Peak river flow climate change allowances by management catchment Information on peak river flow allowances for flood risk assessments, and flood and coastal risk projects, schemes and strategies. Flood risk assessments: climate change allowances When and how local planning authorities, developers and their agents should use climate change allowances in flood risk assessments. This guidance […]

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Read the government response here From WaterBriefing The Government has accepted the National Infrastructure Commission recommendation to implement resilience standards for infrastructure operators and stress testing against the standards, subject to the outcome of the current National Resilience Strategy call for evidence. The Government has published a policy paper setting out its initial response to […]

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Access the guidance here River basin management plans set out the legally binding objectives, standards, and measures to meet water objectives for all sectors of the economy. Introducing the guidance, Environment Minister Rebecca Pow MP said: “We are determined to accelerate our progress and drive the actions that are needed forward. The government’s commitment towards […]

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From gov.uk The government (BEIS) has published a revised approach to valuing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in policy appraisal, following a cross-government review during 2020 and 2021. What are carbon values? Greenhouse gas emissions values (“carbon values”) are used across government for valuing impacts on GHG emissions resulting from policy interventions. They represent a monetary value that […]

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