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 UK’s climate change targets commit the country to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Getting there will mean some big changes to agriculture and land-use. DEFRA’s Chief Scientific Adviser explains how this can be done.
16 March 2020
Our Fellows can now opt for digital access to all our academic journals as part of their Fellowship subscription.
3 January 2019
Shepherd and bestselling author James speaks about farming life in the Lake District fells, why historic farmed landscapes matter and are loved by people, and how they might survive in the future.
14 December 2015
Professor Michael Batty and Paul Theroux have both been awarded Royal Medals as part of a series of awards that recognise extraordinary achievement in geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, photography and public engagement.
30 April 2015
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