The Global Commission on Adaptation has published a report ‘Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience’. The key messages of the report include: Investing $1.8 trillion globally in five areas from 2020 to 2030 could generate £7.1 trillion in total net benefits. Adaptation actions bring multiple benefits, called the triple dividend – […]

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Cabinet Office  This guidance helps emergency planners ensure communities are central to emergency planning, response and recovery.  The Community Resilience Development Framework (CRDF) is an update to the Community Resilience Framework for Practitioners (2016) , reflecting the wider landscape of activities and capabilities being captured under the term Community Resilience (individual resilience, social action, voluntary […]

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This inquiry was launched following the Government’s publication of a  draft National Policy Statement (NPS) for Water Resources Infrastructure. It sets out the government’s policy for development of nationally significant infrastructure projects (NSIPs) for water resources in England. Read the conclusions and recommendations Read the summary Read the full report The National Infrastructure Commission has […]

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Flood Re has today announced proposals outlining how to encourage more properties across the UK to be made resilient to flooding.  Flood Re was established to promote the availability and affordability of household insurance for eligible homes and, over its lifetime, enable a transition to affordable risk-reflective pricing for household insurance for those at risk […]

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