Rising flood risks across Britain ‘pose a threat to homes, businesses and livelihoods’

New research suggests flooding has become ‘a growing menace’ and warns mitigating techniques seem to be lagging

New law to reward farmers for protecting environment and tackling climate change

The Agriculture Bill will provide incentives for ‘public goods’ such as better air and water quality or measures to reduce flooding

New £5m satellite data centre steps up fight against climate change

The project is seeking 50 ‘outstanding candidates’ from environmental science, maths, physics, engineering and computer science disciplines to undertake a PhD in the innovation centre

Green Climate Fund commits $400m to combat climate crisis

Funding will be shared by a total of 13 projects in countries including Nepal, China, the Philippines and Palestine

Mayor of Venice blames extreme flooding on climate change

The island-based city has been hit with the highest water levels witnessed in more than 50 years

Flood-hit farmers offered up to £25,000 each to cover repair costs

The government is extending its Farming Recovery Fund to support farmers following the flooding that started last week

Green Climate Fund provides $10m to reduce risk of flooding in Laos

Damages from floods in 2018 were equivalent to 10% of the country’s entire budget for the same year

Governments ‘must prepare for sea level rise of three metres by 2100’

A new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns sea level rises by the end of the century are likely to be significantly greater than previously estimated

Environment Agency issues raft of flood warnings and alerts for the UK

The move follows heavy rain this weekend causing rivers across the country to come close to overflowing their banks

Could climate change cause regular floods on the London Underground?

London Assembly Member Caroline Russell says it’s Morden likely…