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.
Eleven new Deputy Heads of Geography have been appointed within the Government Science and Engineering Profession (GSE).
26 November 2018
The Society congratulates geography Professors Catherine Nash, Gill Valentine and Veronica Della Dora on their recent election as British Academy Fellows.
27 July 2018
Born in Smethwick, Birmingham, Docker was one of England’s foremost industrialists and was a major benefactor to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
27 February 2017
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