Thanks to Richard Ashley for sending this through. Abstract Policy questions are often framed in popular discussion as situations where pulling the right levers will get the economy and society back on track after shocks and crises. This approach ignores how systems interact and how their systemic properties shape socioeconomic outcomes, leading to an over-emphasis […]

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Thanks to Richard Ashley Environment Agency Flood risk asset performance tools – Nine Reports Research to improve asset management decision-making by identifying where, when and how to intervene to reduce flood risk for least cost and greatest benefit. This research project has developed methods, tools and guidance to improve asset management decision-making by identifying where, […]

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Environment Agency publishes new evidence to plan for flood and coastal risk up to 2065 The study uses climate change, population and mapping data to set out future flood risk scenarios. The Environment Agency is investing £2.6 billion in flood and coastal erosion risk management projects between 2015 and 2021, helping to protect 300,000 homes. […]

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World Economic Forum ‘The Global Risks Report 2019 is published against a backdrop of worrying geopolitical and geo-economic tensions. If unresolved, these tensions will hinder the world’s ability to deal with a growing range of collective challenges, from the mounting evidence of environmental degradation to the increasing disruptions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The report presents the results […]

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