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.
Best-selling author of Prisoners Of Geography, Tim Marshall delves into our past and our present to reveal the fault lines that will shape our world for years to come.
6 March 2019
Join us to discuss the environmental damage caused by the fashion industry and possible solutions.
19 February 2019
Professor Jeremy Pritchard from the University of Birmingham will discuss the Carbon cycle.
6 February 2019
The Map Room is part of the Society's neo-classical extension, which was commissioned in 1930. Its proportions mirror those of the original Lowther Lodge, built in the 1870s.
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