The Government has recognised flooding as one of the most serious threats facing the country, yet only the next six years of funding for flood-risk management, to 2021, is assured. During the 21CC Policy teams latest work on flooding in November 2016, an expert panel and professional audience explored how the UK can move towards a comprehensive strategy for sustainable flood risk management in the long-term.
Further background and context for the discussion can be found on the 21st Century Challenges blog.
Alex Nickson, Strategy Manager for Climate Change Adaptation and Water at the Greater London Authority.
Dave Wardle, Environment Agency.
Rowan Douglas, Chairman, Willis Research Network.
The Universe, as documented through the Society’s Collections, ranging from early depictions of the moon and stars in 16th century Cosmographia to images documenting NASA’s Apollo missions of the 1970s, and beyond.
20 May 2019
James travelled to the Horn of Africa in search of a lighthouse that might not even exist. This is a journey that goes to the heart of why we wish to explore.
16 March 2016
British swimmer Adam Walker is among a handful of people worldwide, and the only British person, to have completed all seven swims. He shares the trials and triumphs of this extraordinary endurance challenge.
23 February 2015
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