Some UK communities may need to relocate as flood risk is rising, warns Environment Agency

The EA chief has said extreme flooding is becoming the new normal

Plans approved for large ‘aquagreen’ to reduce flood damage in east Hull

It is expected to reduce the risk of floods to 870 homes and businesses in the North Carr and Sutton areas of Hull, making them more resilient to climate change

Scotland ploughs £30m into low carbon farming

More than 600 rural businesses will share the funding under the latest round of the Agri-Environment Climate Scheme 2021

Beavers want to break free – but what do you think?

The government has launched a consultation on what it describes as ‘cautious’ release of beavers into the wild

Climate change: Thousands of trees planted to reduce flood risk in Leeds

The project aims to store and slow the flow of flood water after heavy rain, create new habitats and store carbon, making the city more resilient to climate change

Energy infrastructure at risk from extreme weather

Electricity and gas infrastructure in many parts of the UK are under threat from extreme weather conditions, according to the Environment Agency’s head of climate change. Malcolm Fergusson issued the warning at the launch this week of The Greening Campaign, a drive to involve communities in climate change adaptation. Fergusson said: “A lot of our […]