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

Are humans to blame for last month’s devastating floods?

A new scientific report analyses how much human-induced climate change impacted the extreme flooding witnessed across Western Europe in July 2021

IPCC: ‘Some impacts of climate change are now irreversible’

The new IPCC report has revealed that many impacts of climate change are now impossible to stop – but not all hope is lost

UK launches £5m programme for climate resilience research

The four-year research programme will help inform future climate policy and ensure Britain can respond to the impacts of a warming planet on national infrastructure

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

Fatberg the size of 25 elephants stomped out

The 200-tonne mass is estimated to have occupied 250 metres of a central Liverpool sewer

Environment Agency: Climate emergency hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels

Chief Executive Sir James Bevan said if left unchecked, climate change will kill more people and do much more harm, than COVID-19

Communities at risk of flooding offered share of £200m

The new Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme will select 25 areas to pilot new and creative approaches to improve resilience to flooding and coastal change

Climate change ‘could see additional 1.2m properties across Great Britain flooded by 2050’

A new report says this flood risk would be driven by increased rainfall, higher sea levels, more frequent and severe storms and higher coastal surges

Met Office: Climate change ‘exerting increasing impact on UK’

All the top 10 warmest years for the UK from 1884 have occurred since 2002